Neanderthals
DNA fragments from ancient hominins reveal new branches of the Denisovan lineage  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
It's widely accepted that anatomically modern humans interbred with their close relatives, the Neanderthals and Denisovans, as they dispersed out of Africa. more
Ancient DNA reveals new branches of the Denisovan family tree  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
It's widely accepted that anatomically modern humans interbred with their close relatives, the Neanderthals and Denisovans, as they dispersed out of Africa. But a study examining DNA fragments... more
Study: Neanderthals, Woolly Mammoths Shared Genetic Traits  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Neanderthals and woolly mammoths (Mammuthus primigenius) co-existed in similar geographic and environmental European settings during the Middle and Upper Pleistocene epochs and... more
Woolly mammoths and Neanderthals may have shared genetic traits  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study suggests that the genetic profiles of two extinct mammals with African ancestry -- woolly mammoths and Neanderthals -- shared molecular characteristics of adaptation to cold environments. more
Woolly mammoths and Neanderthals may have shared genetic traits  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new Tel Aviv University study suggests that the genetic profiles of two extinct mammals with African ancestry—woolly mammoths, elephant-like animals that evolved in the arctic peninsula of Eurasia around... more
How Smart Were Neanderthals?  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Our extinct cousins have a lousy reputation that's being overturned by new discoveries. more
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