Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:01
Neanderthals, like modern humans, had separate areas in their shelters dedicated to various activities and household chores, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 13:16
Ancient viruses from Neanderthals dating back 500,000 years have been found in modern human DNA, Oxford scientists say.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 19:58
After studying calcified plaque on Neanderthal fossil teeth found in El Sidron cave in Spain, researchers have found that members of this extinct human species cooked vegetables and consumed bitter-tasting medicinal plants such as chamomile and yarrow.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 17:52
A new research based on the Cova Forada Neanderthal fossil has shown that hominid used toothpicks to mitigate pain caused by oral diseases such as inflammation of the gums, periodontal disease.
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: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 12:03
The first case of a bone tumour of the ribs in a Neanderthal specimen reveals that at least one Neanderthal suffered a cancer that is common in modern-day humans, according to a new research.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 12:24
Researchers from the US and Australia have claimed that they can now use fossil teeth to calculate when a Neanderthal baby was weaned.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 16:57
Scientists have discovered 14 specimens of Neanderthal remains, including bones of children and adults, in a cave in Greece.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 11:49
The skeletal remains of an individual that lived 40,000-30,000 years ago were found in northern Italy and are believed to be that of a human/Neanderthal hybrid.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 16:25
German scientists have completed the first high-quality sequencing of a Neanderthal genome, and made it freely available online to the scientific community.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 16:22
Life-like models of the three human ancestors - Australopithecus Afarensis, Homo Erectus and Neanderthal man - have been re-created in 3-D from ancient bones.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 06, 2012, 13:53
Modern Europeans interbred with Neanderthals as recently as 37,000 years ago, a new research has found.
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