Read about other topics in ZEIT WISSEN Magazine 5/18.
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For about 10,000 years, Neanderthals lived in the Middle East, Europe and Asia at the same time as modern humans. DNA analysis shows that both species have mixed during this time. How would you describe that? And what are the Neanderthal genes doing in us? In the TIME KNOW-Podcast How do you know this? explains the paleogeneticist Svante Pääbo.
Listen to the episode right at the top of this page. Further topics: Norway is planning a CO2 repository under the North Sea. Do you need such a thing in order to achieve the climate goals? And: Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn on factors that accelerate aging.
All the episodes of "How do you know that?", The TIME KNOWS podcast, can be found here.