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Ancient Skull Sheds New Light On Human-Neanderthal Sex

Live Science | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 01.30.2015 | Science

An ancient human skull fragment found in Israel may come from a close relative of the first modern humans to colonize Europe, researchers say. The f...

Scientists Pinpoint When Humans Had Sex With Neanderthals

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 10.25.2014 | Science

Scientists have long-known that our human ancestors got down and dirty with Neanderthals. But when exactly did this interbreeding first occur? A st...

Here's How Long We Canoodled With The Neanderthals

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2014 | Science

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Far from wiping out Neanderthals overnight, modern humans rubbed along with their shorter and stocki...

EXPLAINED: Why Neanderthals, Modern Humans Are So Different

Reuters | Sharon Begley | Posted 06.18.2014 | Science

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderth...

Mystery Species Amped Up Ancient Sex, DNA Analysis Shows

natureheader | Ewen Callaway | Posted 11.20.2013 | Science

The ancient genomes, one from a Neanderthal and one from a different archaic human group, the Denisovans, were presented on 18 November at a meeting a...