John Hawks from John Hawks Weblog has a detailed write-up of these two papers. Check out his post, NEANDERTALS LIVE! Also check out Zacharoo's post from Lawn Chair Anthropology, Neandertal Nuclear Genome: Multiregional Evolution is the new Out of Africa.
The sequencing of the Neandertal genome brings back the age old question of human evolution: Multiregional or Out of Africa?
Link to papers:
- A Draft Sequence of the Neandertal Genome by Richard E. Green et al. (2010)
- Targeted Investigation of the Neandertal Genome by Array-Based Sequence Capture by Hernán A. Burbano et al. (2010)