According to Professor Svante Paabo, director of genetics at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Neanderthals and modern humans had sex across the species barrier. The professor has been using DNA retrieved from fossils to piece together the entire Neanderthal genome, and plans on publishing his findings soon.
Gee, I’m sure I heard of this sometime before…
Modern science: titillating headline, controversial topic, and a hearty “up yours” to creationists. Whatever.
I still don’t care about the creation/evolution debate. I just thought this was funny because someone was writing fiction about this idea twenty or so years ago.