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Stress, Neanderthals and us | Natural History Museum

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Did Neanderthals cope better with stress than modern humans? Watch our animated film to find out. The stresses of daily life, from fending off hyenas to squeezing on the tube, may be more similar than you think for Britons today compared to one million years ago. Many people in Britain today carry about two per cent of Neanderthal genes in their DNA. Maybe it's thanks to our early relatives that we can face the daily grind. Find out more at Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story http://www.nhm.ac.uk/britainmillionyears