Neanderthals

How Neanderthals made the world's first glue decoded

How Neanderthals made the world's first glue decoded

For the simplest method, all that is needed is a roll of bark and an open fire. This enabled Neanderthals to produce the first glue as early as 200,000 years ago.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
Competition over mammoth meat may have wiped out Neanderthals

Competition over mammoth meat may have wiped out Neanderthals

The first representatives of Homo sapiens colonised Europe around 43,000 years ago, replacing the Neanderthals there approximately 3,000 years later.

Aug 06, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Early humans were smarter than previously thought

Early humans were smarter than previously thought

The researchers believe that the same areas of the brain engaged in modern activities like playing the piano were also used in making stone tools dating from 1.8 million to 100,000 years ago.

May 10, 2017, 00:35 AM IST
Revealed - Neanderthals had complex vegetarian diets, used plant-based medicines

Revealed - Neanderthals had complex vegetarian diets, used plant-based medicines

Analysis of Neanderthal dental plaque has revealed a varied and "modern-looking" vegetarian diet.

Mar 09, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Was 'aspirin' neanderthals' treatment for tooth ache?

Was 'aspirin' neanderthals' treatment for tooth ache?

 Neanderthals lived in parts of Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East for up to 300,000 years but appear to have vanished some 40,000 years ago.

Mar 09, 2017, 00:50 AM IST