Neanderthals

Neanderthals’ low genetic diversity may have caused their extinction by hampering their ability to adapt to environmental changes, study suggests Experts studied Neanderthal neck bones unearthed...

Humans and Neanderthals were more genetically alike than polar bears and brown bears – which explains why they were able to produce ‘fertile and healthy’ offspring with ease Genetic...

Ancient yarn made by Neanderthals more than 40,000 years ago challenges the theory that our prehistoric cousins were far less intelligent than early Homo Sapiens The six-millimetre long piece of ancient...

Neanderthals feasted regularly on a diet of sea snails, mussels, clams and crabs that were rich in omega-3 and helped develop their intelligence and creativity, study claims Date of seafood remains in...

Humans’ ancient ancestors developed bows and arrows 20,000 years earlier than thought – allowing them to survive while the Neanderthals were wiped out Archaeologists excavated some 140 fossils...

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Neanderthals used a ‘prehistoric SUPERGLUE’ to keep their rudimentary tools together more than 40,000 years ago while they crafted spears, scraped leather and butchered kills More than 1,000...

Neanderthals didn’t always live in caves: Ancient human ancestor lived in the open air in Israel as recently as 54,000 years ago Neanderthal occupied Ein Qashish during the Middle Paleolithic period The...

Neanderthals did NOT have hunched backs: New study on ancient spine of older male individual discovered in France shows their posture was much like modern humans’ Study re-analyzed spine and pelvis...

Where the last Neanderthals walked: Researchers discover 29,000-year-old footprint in Gibraltar linked to human ancestor Researchers identified animal and hominid prints at Catalan Bay Sand Dune  The...

Neanderthals and Denisovans BOTH lived in remote Siberian cave thousands of years ago and may even have used the shelter at the same time, study finds Two new studies are attempting to narrow down human...

Neanderthal super-spears that could kill animals from 65ft away reveal how ancient human ancestors were more advanced than thought Scientists thought neanderthal’s lacked the ability to create...

A new study has examined how modern human skulls and brains have been influenced by Neanderthal DNA. One particular hallmark of humans alive today is that their skulls and brains are both globular, but...

(Gregory_DUBUS/Getty Images) Way more sex happened between Neanderthals and the ancestors of modern humans across Europe and Asia than scientists originally thought, a new study finds. Scientists...

Neanderthals were NOT violent brutes they were ‘only’ as aggressive as humans, study of skeletons finds Researchers compared more than 200 skulls dating back to 80,000 years  They found...

Not so brutish after all: Neanderthals had a ‘well developed system of care’ to look after their sick and ‘midwives’ who helped with childbirth A new report suggests Neanderthals...