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New Carbon Dating Suggests Neanderthals Had 'Ample Time' to Mix With Modern Humans


Science & Tech  (tags: carbon dating, Neanderthals, Europe, research, ancient, discovery, humans, NewTechnology, scientists, technology, world )

Lone
- 120 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.



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Alexandra G. (249)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 10:23 am
interesting, thank you Lone
 

Natasha Salgado (576)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 10:57 am
Fascinating stuff...the Neanderthals knew to stay away from us--they were very clever to do so too! Thanks Lone
 

Heidi Wood (17)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 12:48 pm
Mom and dad did a DNA test to see what ancestry we have Dad: 3% neanderthal and Mom is 2% neanderthal.
 

Anteater Ants (102)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 1:00 pm
Can anteaters be neanderthal?
 

Sharon Wood (17)
Thursday August 21, 2014, 4:05 pm
Even though 23andMe does a partial DNA, finding how much was a bit surprising. They also do a partial medical history and relatives.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Friday August 22, 2014, 12:39 am
there's one lives round the corner from me!!!!
 

Darren Woolsey (108)
Friday August 22, 2014, 2:12 am
I'd like to know what these new carbon dating techniques and mathematical models are. . .

Also, love how the term Neanderthals was derived, from a valley in western Germany
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Friday August 22, 2014, 1:18 pm
Noted. Thank you, Lone. Interesting!
 

Roger Garin-michaud (113)
Friday August 22, 2014, 1:48 pm
noted, thanks
 
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