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Gone but not forgotten: how ancient Neanderthal genes still affect modern people
The Verge,

DNA inherited from Neanderthals affects which of our genes are turned on or off, according to a study published today in Cell. This phenomenon, called regulation of gene expression, means that traits such as height and susceptibility to diseases like schizophrenia or lupus may be affected in people with Neanderthal ancestry, say scientists from the University of Washington in Seattle.

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Twenty-seven UW faculty listed among ‘world’s most influential scientific minds’ by Thomson Reuters
UW Today,

Ross Prentice, Garnet Anderson and John Crowley are recognized.