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Here's How Long We Canoodled With The Neanderthals

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2014 | Science

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

Fossil Find Rewrites Timeline Of Human Evolution

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

The discovery of a 1.4-million-year-old hand-bone fossil reveals that the modern human ability to make and use complex tools may have originated far e...

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...

Did Humans Really Eat Neanderthals?

Posted 06.04.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/04/2013 12:14 PM EDT on LiveScience No clear evidence suggests modern humans ate Neanderth...

Are Bunnies To Blame For Neanderthals' Demise?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.07.2013 | Science

Why did Neanderthals become extinct? Scientists have offered a variety of theories, from climate change and cataclysmic volcanic eruptions to interbr...

Who DIDN'T Have Sex With Neanderthals?

Posted 11.01.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 11/01/2012 09:40 AM EDT on LiveScience The only modern humans whose ancestors did not interbr...

Ancient Bones Help Settle Debate Over Human Migration

Posted 08.21.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 08/20/2012 03:14 PM EDT on LiveScience Newfound pieces of human skull from "the Cave of ...

Researchers: Humans Crowded Out Neanderthals

AP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Were the Neanderthals simply crowded out by the ancestors of modern humans? That's the theory of a pair of British researchers, who say...