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Oldest Ancient-Human DNA Details Dawn of Neanderthals
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, genes, DNA, Neanderthals )

Louise
- 137 days ago - nature.com
In decoding just 0.1% of the genome of the oldest DNA ever recovered from an ancient human, the molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, threw out enough raw data to map the modern human genome a dozen times over.
Borrowing Immunity Through Interbreeding
Science & Tech  (tags: Denisovans, Neanderthals, homo sapiens, hominids, hominids, immunity, immunity, science, scientists, study, environment, archaeology, ancient, discovery, GeneticEngineering, health, humans, investigation, medicine, news )

Roger
- 201 days ago - the-scientist.com
a very interesting new report by The Scientist on interbreeding between Denisovan, Neanderthals and other hominids and the resultant immunity developed
Our Life With the Neanderthals Was No Brief Affair
Science & Tech  (tags: neanderthals, humans, research, science, world, discovery )

Nancy
- 707 days ago - news.msn.com
The most accurate timeline yet for the demise of our closest relatives, published on Wednesday, shows Neanderthals overlapped with present-day humans in Europe for between 2,600 and 5,400 years before disappearing about 40,000 years ago.
New Carbon Dating Suggests Neanderthals Had 'Ample Time' to Mix With Modern Humans
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Lone
- 709 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.
Neanderthal Caves Organized as 'Pleasant Places to Live'
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, archaeology, Neanderthals, research, study, science, interesting )

Michael
- 938 days ago - cbc.ca
Neanderthals may have been more like us than previously thought, according to new evidence suggesting they organized their living spaces in ways similar to modern humans.
Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity
Science & Tech  (tags: human evolution, Neanderthals, DNA, human ancestors, Denisovans )

Freya
- 945 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say.
Neanderthals' Incest, Interspecies Sex Revealed By Genome
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, research, society, discovery, genes, humans, Neanderthals, evolution, science, study )

Michael
- 948 days ago - cbc.ca
Neanderthals liked to keep it in the family with DNA sequencing of an ancient toe revealing long-term inbreeding amongst a Siberian-based population.
Much Earlier Split for Neanderthals, Humans?
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, interesting, science, study, common ancestor, Neanderthals )

Giana
- 1012 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Study challenges thinking on last common ancestor of Neanderthals, humans.
Study Suggests Neanderthals Were More Advanced
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, humans, study, Neanderthals, tools, advanced, skills )

Giana
- 1082 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Researchers have found what they say are specialized bone tools made by Neanderthals in Europe thousands of years before modern humans are thought to have arrived to share such skills.
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Neanderthals
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, humans, discovery, science, study, research, Neanderthals, behavior, habitat )

Giana
- 1226 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Our thick-browed, extinct friends known as the Neanderthals have been all over the news lately. The latest find?
Failure to Hunt Rabbits Part of Neanderthals' Demise?
Science & Tech  (tags: rabbits, Neanderthals, archaeology, discovery, interesting, scientists, extinction )

Giana
- 1233 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Rabbits are small, fast, and devilishly hard to catch. And that could have had dire consequences for Neanderthals.
Neanderthals Lived Fast, Died Young
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, health, history, humans, interesting, Neanderthals, news, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Caree
- 2081 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Neanderthals reached full maturity faster than humans do today, suggests a new examination of teeth from 11 Neanderthal and early human fossils. The findings, detailed in the latest report portray Neanderthals as a live fast and die young species.
Neanderthals Were Compassionate and Caring
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, neanderthals, evolution, discovery )

Michelle
- 2123 days ago - news.discovery.com
Neanderthals are often depicted as brutish club wielders, but a new book suggests Neanderthals had a sensitive side, displaying "a deep seated sense of compassion."
'Complexity' of Neanderthal Tools
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, ancient, society, humans, neanderthals, tools )

Michelle
- 2161 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Early stone tools developed by our species Homo sapiens were no more sophisticated than those used by our extinct relatives the Neanderthals. That is the conclusion of researchers who recreated tools used by these ancient human groups.
Artefacts Hint at Earliest Neanderthals in Britain
Science & Tech  (tags: Artefacts, Britain, Neanderthals, science, research )

Sophie
- 2250 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The finds push back the presence of Neanderthals in Britain by 40,000 years or more, said Dr Francis Wenban-Smith, from Southampton University.
 

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