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Neanderthal were good parents: Study

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:03

Learn from our ancestors when it comes to good parenting.

Neanderthals were affectionate towards their children

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 14:11

A new study suggests that Neanderthal children experienced strong emotional attachments with their immediate social group, used play to develop skills and played a significant role in their society.

Neanderthal genes helped Europeans live in colder climate

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 20:52

If you are a European and fat, chances are that you have inherited a gene variant from Neanderthals.

`Neanderthal` fossils are actually medieval human remains

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 16:32

Neanderthal fossils, found in an Italian cave in the 1980s, are actually remains of medieval humans, a new research has found.

Neanderthal bone highlights human inter-breeding

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 09:36

A tiny toebone from a Neanderthal woman who lived around 50,000 years ago has shown that several branches of early humans interbred before a single group, Homo sapiens, rose to dominate.

Neanderthal `homes` were tidy and organised

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.

Neanderthal viruses found in modern humans

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.

Neanderthals may have eaten contents of animals` stomachs

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.

Neanderthals used `toothpicks to alleviate pain of gum disease`

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.

Neanderthal language similar to modern humans?

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.

120,000-year-old Neanderthal rib shows sign of bone tumour

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.

Monkey teeth give clues on when Neanderthal baby was weaned

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.