The Neanderthal Renaissance
Handprints on a cave wall, crumbs from a meal: the new science of Neanderthals radically recasts the meaning of humanity.
Artificial Intelligence Study of Human Genome Finds Unknown Human Ancestor
The genetic footprint of a “ghost population” may match that of a Neanderthal and Denisovan hybrid fossil found in Siberia.
Cave That Housed Neanderthals and Denisovans Challenges View of Cultural Evolution
Researchers have deduced which early human species occupied Denisova Cave and when, drawing surprising conclusions about who made the sophisticated artifacts found there.
Narrower Skulls, Oblong Brains: How Neanderthal DNA Still Shapes Us
Two genes inherited from our evolutionary cousins may affect skull shape and brain size even today. What that means for human behavior is a mystery.
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Neanderthals Provided Healthcare to Sick and Injured
Providing healthcare was a fundamental collaborative survival strategy for Neanderthals, according to researchers.
A Blended Family: Her Mother Was Neanderthal, Her Father Something Else Entirely
Genetic analysis of bones discovered in a Siberian cave hint that the prehistoric world may have been filled with “hybrid” humans.
How Did Homo Sapiens Evolve?
Genetic and fossil evidence challenges current models of modern human evolution.
Neanderthals Were Artists and Thought Symbolically, New Studies Argue
Neanderthals created art and knew how to use symbols, new studies say.
Slow Flow of Human Immigration May Have Doomed Neanderthals
What killed off the Neanderthals? It’s a big debate, and now a study says that no matter what the answer, they were doomed anyway.
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