Neanderthals
Flint flake tool partially covered by birch tar adds to evidence of Neanderthal complex thinking  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in The Netherlands has found evidence in small a cutting... more
50,000-year-old, tar-smeared tool shows Neanderthal smarts  Science Magazine · 2 days
Rare, submerged tool suggests Neanderthals had mastered the complex technology of tarmaking more
Adaptive Genetic Variants from Archaic Hominins Found in Melanesians  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Modern individuals from the Pacific islands of Melanesia harbor adaptive copy number variants (CNVs) that they inherited from... more
Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA may have helped early Melanesian people survive  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A team of researchers from the U.S., Italy and France has found evidence that suggests DNA inherited from Neanderthals and Denisovans may have helped early Melanesian... more
Adaptive archaic introgression of copy number variants and the discovery of previously unknown human genes  Science Magazine · 6 days
Copy number variants (CNVs) are subject to stronger selective pressure than single-nucleotide variants, but their roles in archaic... more
Scientists find early humans moved through Mediterranean earlier than believed  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and earlier... more
Scientists find early humans moved through Mediterranean earlier than believed  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and earlier... more
How differences in the genetic 'instruction booklet' between humans and Neanderthals influenced traits  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
When it comes to our differences from Neanderthals, most of what we know comes from comparing fossils. But fossils can only tell... more
Insight into competitive advantage of modern humans over Neanderthals  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A team of researchers have evidenced mechanically delivered projectile weapons in Europe dating to 45,000-40,000 years -- more than 20,000 years than previously thought. This study indicated that the spear-thrower... more
Insight into competitive advantage of modern humans over Neanderthals  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of Japanese and Italian researchers, including from Tohoku University, have evidenced mechanically delivered projectile weapons in Europe dating to 45,000-40,000 years—more than 20,000 years than previously thought. This... more
New Research Sheds Light on Everyday Life in Denisova Cave  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
At least three hominins (Denisovans, Neanderthals, and early Homo sapiens) and large cave-dwelling carnivores (hyena, wolves,... more
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