Neanderthals
New doubts about the Neanderthal provenance of Nerja cave art  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Dating cave art is a key issue for understanding human cognitive development. To understand the complexity of human evolution, it is vital to know whether the ability for... more
Neanderthal gene in women boosts infertility  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
It is still unclear why some women go into labor for long periods, and some face a high risk of childbirth. Also, some women fall pregnant quickly, while others may take years before they conceive. The... more
Study: Women with Neanderthal Progesterone Gene Have Higher Fertility  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
A hormone called progesterone is important for preparing the uterine lining for egg implantation and in maintaining the... more
Genomic analysis compares ADHD-related genetic variants in Neanderthal and modern human samples  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
The frequency of genetic variants associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has decreased progressively in the evolutionary human lineage from the Palaeolithic to nowadays, according... more
Genomic analysis in samples of Neanderthals and modern humans shows a decrease in ADHD-associated genetic variants  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
The frequency of genetic variants associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has decreased progressively in the evolutionary... more
ADHD: Genomic analysis in samples of Neanderthals and modern humans  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The frequency of genetic variants associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has decreased progressively in the evolutionary human lineage from the Palaeolithic to nowadays, according to a study published... more
Increased fertility for women with Neanderthal gene, study suggests  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
One in three women in Europe inherited the receptor for progesterone from Neanderthals -- a gene variant associated with increased fertility, fewer bleedings during early pregnancy and fewer miscarriages, according... more
Women with Neanderthal gene give birth to more children  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
One in three women in Europe inherited the receptor for progesterone from Neanderthals -- a gene variant associated with increased fertility, fewer bleedings during early pregnancy and fewer miscarriages. more
Occupation of the last Neanderthal groups in the Cantabrian region  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH) have participated in a study published today in the journal Scientific Reports on the settlement patterns... more
Supercomputer model simulations reveal cause of Neanderthal extinction  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Climate scientists discover that according to new supercomputer model simulations, only competition between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens can explain the rapid demise of Neanderthals around 43 to 38 thousand years ago. more
Supercomputer model simulations reveal cause of Neanderthal extinction  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Climate scientists from the IBS Center for Climate Physics discover that, contrary to previously held beliefs, Neanderthal extinction was neither caused by abrupt glacial climate shifts, nor by interbreeding with Homo sapiens.... more
Humans Created Earliest Modern Artifacts in Europe, Research Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
An international team of researchers has discovered and dated the remains of Homo sapiens and associated artifacts —... more
Analyzing the landscape in the pre-Pyrenees inhabited by Neanderthals  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researcher Alfonso Benito Calvo, head of the Geomorphology and Formation Processes line of research at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana, is the lead author of a... more
Our species created earliest modern artifacts in Europe  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Blade-like tools and animal tooth pendants previously discovered in Europe, and once thought to possibly be the work of Neanderthals, are in fact the creation of Homo sapiens, or modern humans, who... more
New research determines our species created earliest modern artifacts in Europe  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Blade-like tools and animal tooth pendants previously discovered in Europe, and once thought to possibly be the work of Neanderthals, are in fact the creation of... more
Neanderthals Made Leather-Working Tools from Bison and Aurochs Ribs  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Neanderthals selected rib bones from specific animals to make the lissoirs (French for ‘smoothers’), which are bone tools... more
Neanderthals were choosy about making bone tools  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Evidence continues to mount that the Neanderthals, who lived in Europe and Asia until about 40,000 years ago, were more sophisticated people than once thought. A new study shows that Neanderthals chose to use... more
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