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Learn why homo sapiens survived when others could not

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:13

Only we, the Homo sapiens, who lived side by side with Neanderthals and Denisovans of Siberia survived and a study offers fresh insights into what gave the modern man the advantage over other extinct humans.

1.8m-year-old skull suggests early man was single species

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 17:57

A well-preserved adult male skull, dating back to 1.8 million years ago, suggests that early man was a single species with individuals that could look quite different from each other.

Last Neanderthals and modern humans did not coexist in Iberia

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 11:47

An international study has questioned a theory, which held that the last Neanderthals persisted in southern Iberia at the same time that modern humans advanced in the northern part of the peninsula.

Scientists find clue to Neanderthal extinction

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 14:49

Researchers, studying ancient DNA, have suggested that most Neanderthals were largely extinct 50,000 yrs ago.

New look at fossils yields oldest modern Europeans

Last Updated: Thursday, November 03, 2011, 09:53

A fresh look at fossilized remains has turned up a surprise: the earliest modern people in Europe.