It looks to be official, we are whats left of the Neanderthals

I find it amazing that we have incorporated that "knowledge" in the very stuff that we are made of, kind of like the biological "borg" of the hominid line. It's nice to know millions of years of evolution didn't just disappear when the main line of the Neanderthals faded/where hunted/exterminated/assimilated from existence.

Human Sex with Neanderthals Best Thing we Ever Did - International Business Times
Scientists and Neanderthals mated, scientists said. Scientists have long has long thought that Neanderthal genes that have been instilled in human DNA are not functional. However, new research increasingly suggests that immune system genes in modern humans seem to have been passed down by Neanderthals and other archaic relatives.

Sex with Neanderthals Made Us Stronger : Discovery News
Mating with Neanderthals and another group of extinct hominids, Denisovans, strengthened the human immune system and left behind evidence in the DNA of people today, according to new research.
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