Genetic history mapped: Trump full of Neanderthal DNA

Recently, scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Harvard Medical School have analyzed DNA from prehistory, to discover large population shifts ranging from 45,000-7,000 years ago. Scientist David Reich concluded that these changes in prehistoric human populations directly correlate to the last Ice Age, which enabled prehistoric human migration to much of the northern world. And remnants of that ancient world can still be observed today.

The genetic data, released in a May 2016 Nature publication, reveal that not only did the retreating sheets of ice allow for human migration north, but it also contributed to the demise of our primate cousins, the Neanderthals, who disappeared from Europe shortly after our ancestors arrived about 45,000 years ago. While glaciers covered Scandinavia and northern Europe all the way to northern France during the Ice Age, we cohabitated with the Neanderthals; but we eventually led them to extinction with such evolutionary advantages as larger brains, longer legs, and our superior twerking abilities, which increased the human population.

But our ties to Neanderthals weren’t completely cut, Reich soon discovered.

While studying the migration patterns of prehistoric DNA, Reich also detected some mixture with Neanderthals as we spread across Europe 45,000 years ago. While most people today have between 1-4% Neanderthal DNA, a particular America Presidential candidate has lineage that has been tested at a whopping 39%
And he’s on the verge of winning the Republican nomination for President in the United States.

Donald Trump has been characterized by his xenophobic statements about Mexicans and Muslims, and now there may be a scientific explanation why. The real estate mogul turned politician, whose campaign has seemed to come straight out of a carnival, is roughly only three-fifths modern day human.

How Harvard happened upon getting DNA samples from the Trump family is unknown, but rumors have circulated which seem to imply that President Obama’s daughter Malia’s recent acceptance to the prestigious school might have had something to do with it. An intern, wishing to remain anonymous, only commented that after last year’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner, an empty Trump wine bottle was confiscated from the premises and sent off to an Ivy league school for national security reasons. Since Donald is the only known person to have ever drunk his own wine, it only stands to reason that it was his DNA on the lip of the mouth.

Critics and Trump supporters disagree with the findings, much like they disagree with the scientific consensus on climate change and Obama’s birth certificate. Some say that a Neanderthal couldn’t survive in the modern world, while others insist that if The Donald was a descendant of tool wielding cavemen, his hands would be much bigger. But the proof is in the DNA and as Neil DeGrasse Tyson says, “The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.”

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14 comments on “Genetic history mapped: Trump full of Neanderthal DNA

    • First off, neanderthals had bigger brains than homo sapiens, who are basically bipedial opportunistic apes from africa. Second, how dare you mongrel subhuman garbage bags make fun of the race of people, the neanderthals (AKA WHITE PEOPLE) that created civilization, and thus without you wouldn’t even be able to type such a blatantly ignorant aritcle. You should go trim your genitalia off and die so you cant spread your retarded genes.

      Best regards, Father Death

    • Please don’t disgrace or associate the Neandertals with this abomination.

      I have 327 Neandertal variants, a college degree, and an avid progressive.

      Trump and all he stands for is an abomination.

  1. Neanderthals were acutally thought to be more advanced and intelligent then modernday humans, there downfall trait was there social habits. Unlike modernday humans neanderthals gathered in smaller numbers making them easy to be picked off by modern humans. Being genetically related to neanderthals isnt a insult.

  2. Mr. Smith (ahem),
    Also true that the Neanderthals’ lack of grammar resulted in their ultimate extinction.

    Their, not there.
    Than, not then.

  3. President Trump doesn’t drink. His brother was an alcoholic and died. So President Trump never drinks. This story is a complete lie.

    • I agree, however, we can only discount the part of Trump drinking his own wine. If they could have gotten DNA from his own whine then that would have been different.

  4. I am very anti-Trump, but I’m also pro-fact. Hence, why I am anti-Trump. Nevertheless:

    SB– correct as far as I’ve read. Trump never drinks.

    Mr. Smith– correct as far as I’ve read. Their tools were more various and better made than contemporary homo sapiens’.

    Mr. White– funny, but DJT actually has tiny hands for a 6’3″ man. Compare to the huge hands of a chimpanzee.

    Ms. Corvette– correct as far as I’ve read, but the personalization doesn’t speak well of you nor does it make you seem any more intelligent.

    Further reading:– a popular hypothesis is that Neanderthals’ downfall was secondary to their communicational abilities diminished by the anatomy of their throats.

    There’s also a long-running positive selection for genes related to their musculature. Likewise maybe some of their intelligence.

  5. If you dont post my last comment im dragging your sites name through the dirt on all my social media accounts, by the way.

    Best regards, Father Death

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