Neanderthals
Neanderthals May Have Gone Extinct Because of Human Tropical Infections  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The initial encounter between Neanderthals and anatomically modern Homo sapiens migrating out of Africa occurred more... more
Neanderthal extinction linked to human diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Complex disease transmission patterns could explain why it took tens of thousands of years after first contact for our ancestors to replace Neanderthals throughout Europe and Asia. more
Scientists link Neanderthal extinction to human diseases  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Growing up in Israel, Gili Greenbaum would give tours of local caves once inhabited by Neanderthals and wonder along with others why our distant cousins abruptly disappeared about 40,000 years ago. Now a scientist... more
Iberian Neanderthals Used Eagle Talons for Symbolic Purposes  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A cut-marked eagle phalange recovered from Foradada Cave in Spain suggests that Iberian Neanderthals used the birds’ talons as bead-like... more
Ornament with eagle talons from Neanderthal Period  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
For the first time, researchers found evidence of the ornamental uses of eagle talons in the Iberian Peninsula. more
The last Neanderthal necklace  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Eagle talons are regarded as the first elements used to make jewellery by Neanderthals, a practice which spread around Southern Europe about 120,000 to 40,000 years ago. Now, for the first time, researchers found evidence of the ornamental uses of... more
Neanderthals Knew How to Start Fire, New Research Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Middle Paleolithic hominins such as Neanderthals not only controlled fire, but also mastered the ability to generate it,... more
Flint flake tool partially covered by birch tar adds to evidence of Neanderthal complex thinking  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in The Netherlands has found evidence in small a cutting... more
50,000-year-old, tar-smeared tool shows Neanderthal smarts  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Rare, submerged tool suggests Neanderthals had mastered the complex technology of tarmaking more
Adaptive Genetic Variants from Archaic Hominins Found in Melanesians  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Modern individuals from the Pacific islands of Melanesia harbor adaptive copy number variants (CNVs) that they inherited from... more
Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA may have helped early Melanesian people survive  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of researchers from the U.S., Italy and France has found evidence that suggests DNA inherited from Neanderthals and Denisovans may have helped early Melanesian... more
Adaptive archaic introgression of copy number variants and the discovery of previously unknown human genes  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Copy number variants (CNVs) are subject to stronger selective pressure than single-nucleotide variants, but their roles in archaic... more
Scientists find early humans moved through Mediterranean earlier than believed  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and earlier... more
Scientists find early humans moved through Mediterranean earlier than believed  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and earlier... more
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