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05

Sep

Cave carving may be 1st example of Neanderthal artSome researchers aren’t impressed the ancient hashtag, saying that it doesn’t mean Neanderthals were thinking about abstract concepts.

Cave carving may be 1st example of Neanderthal art
Some researchers aren’t impressed the ancient hashtag, saying that it doesn’t mean Neanderthals were thinking about abstract concepts.

20

Jun

'Mixed' Neanderthal skull offers new insights into human evolutionScientists have long sought to understand the “Neanderthalization process” by which modern humans and Neanderthals evolved apart.

'Mixed' Neanderthal skull offers new insights into human evolution
Scientists have long sought to understand the “Neanderthalization process” by which modern humans and Neanderthals evolved apart.

30

Jan

We all still have a little Neanderthal in usScientists have been able to track mutations in DNA across different remains of Neanderthals and into our current genome.

We all still have a little Neanderthal in us
Scientists have been able to track mutations in DNA across different remains of Neanderthals and into our current genome.

23

Jan

Could a surrogate mother deliver a Neanderthal baby?In a controversial interview, a respected Harvard professor of genetics has suggested an “extremely adventurous female human” might someday serve as surrogate mother for a cloned Neanderthal baby.

Could a surrogate mother deliver a Neanderthal baby?
In a controversial interview, a respected Harvard professor of genetics has suggested an “extremely adventurous female human” might someday serve as surrogate mother for a cloned Neanderthal baby.

20

Jan

Neanderthal nose enigma: Why so big?

Scientists pick at the noses of Neanderthals to determine their use and what the noses can tell us about human evolution.