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Ancient viruses from Neanderthals dating back 500,000 years have been found in modern human DNA, Oxford scientists say.
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A new study suggests that no known hominin is ancestor to the Neanderthals or modern humans.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 13:27
The Denisovans - newly discovered ancient human relative - crossed one of the world`s most prominent marine barriers in Indonesia, and interbred with modern humans moving through the area on the way to Australia and New Guinea, scientists have claimed.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 13:11
Researchers have suggested that it may have been Neanderthals, and not modern humans, who made first specialized bone tools in Europe.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:35
Neanderthals were eating fish some 45,000 years ago, a new study has found, suggesting the close human relatives had a more diverse diet than previously thought.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 12:08
The earliest fully modern humans arrived in the the Middle East around 42,000 years ago, a new study led by Oxford scientists has found.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 14:24
Our closest cousins - the Neanderthals - may have shared speech and language with modern humans, a new research suggests.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 13:19
A new research by has refuted a recent theory, that there is archaeological evidence for the presence of modern humans in southern Asia before the super-eruption of the Mount Toba volcano in Sumatra.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 15:15
Scientists have unveiled the `super-language` used by our Ice-Age ancestors to communicate in Europe 15,000 years ago.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 12:56
Neanderthals learned how to make jewellery and sophisticated tools from the ancestors of modern humans, a new study suggests.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 20:50
Modern humans may not have come from one place in Africa but may have descended from a diverse group of ancestors, a new research has claimed, challenging the single-origin theory.
Last Updated: Friday, January 27, 2012, 20:23
Scientists claim they have found vital clues which suggest that the first modern humans settled in Arabia on their way from the Horn of Africa to the rest of the world.
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