“Most non-Africans are about 2.5% Neanderthal. Indigenous sub-Subsaharan Africans have no Neanderthal DNA because their ancestors did not migrate through Eurasia.”
It also says that non-Africans average 1.6% “Denisovan,” a newly discovered Eurasian hominid “cousin” with whom there also was interbreeding.
The Nat Geo GENO 2.0 DNA kit is very up-to-date to have the Denisovan DNA in the test already. They only found the first evidence of such a “hominin” in 2010! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denisova_hominin Denisova hominins (/dÉªÌËniËsÉvÉ/), or Denisovans, are Paleolithic-era members of the genus Homo that may belong to a previously unknown species of human. In March 2010, scientists announced the discovery of a finger bone fragment of a juvenile female who lived about 41,000 years ago, found in the remote Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains in Siberia, a cave which has also been inhabited by Neanderthals and modern humans. A tooth and toe bone belonging to different members of the same population have since been found. Analysis of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) of the finger bone showed it to be genetically distinct from the mtDNAs of Neanderthals and modern humans. Subsequent study of the nuclear genome from this specimen suggests this group shares a common origin with Neanderthals, they ranged from Siberia to Southeast Asia, and they lived among and interbred with the ancestors of some present-day modern humans, with up to 6% of the DNA of Melanesians and Australian Aborigines deriving from Denisovans. Similar analysis of a toe bone discovered in 2011 is underway.
I did this and the “cohen” project DNA.
Unsurprisingly, I found I am middle eastern with a dash of European.
Have a common ancestor male with most other Jewish folk and most arabs circa 3500 years ago.