Neandertal-Derived DNA May Influence Depression and More in Modern Humans (1 of 2) (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Modern humans have inherited many physical traits from the Neanderthals. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Feb. 12, 2016 issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by C.N. Simonti at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, and colleagues was titled, "The phenotypic legacy of admixture between modern humans and Neandertals." Credit Michael Smeltzer, Vanderbilt University Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. This material may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.