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My genes show I'm not entirely human

As it turns out, I'm not entirely human.

The results from a personalised DNA test I took earlier this year show that although my genetic make-up is mostly North-east Asian, I am also 3 per cent Neanderthal.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 18, 2018, with the headline 'My genes show I'm not entirely human'. Print Edition | Subscribe