Saturday, March 16, 2013

Attention-Grabbing Ad

Here is the advertisement that 23andMe runs. It certainly got my attention.


  1. Just checked and they claim I'm 2.9% neanderthal compared to 2.5% for the average western European. I sent my DNA to them last year as part of a genomics course I taught and we discussed the statistics a bit. Don't know how much I believe the numbers but it's one of those fun numbers to talk about anyway.

  2. I've done it I have 2.4% neanderthal DNA.