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Neanderthals may have diseases carried out of Africa

Neanderthals may have diseases carried out of Africa

There is evidence that our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals and exchanged genes associated with disease.

High-protein diet to blame for Neanderthals' extinction?

High-protein diet to blame for Neanderthals' extinction?

The extinction of Neanderthals took place at the same time as the beginning of the demise of giant animals or "Megafauna" in Europe, the researchers pointed out. 

Here`s how diet helped us evolve

A new study has revealed how diet helped shape our evolution.

Neanderthals had sex with modern humans much earlier: Study

People living today who are of European, Eurasian and Asian descent have well-identified Neanderthal-derived segments in their genome.

Human-Neanderthal relationships may be root of modern allergies

Passionate encounters between ancient humans and their burly cousins- the Neanderthals, may have left modern people more prone to sneezes, itches and other allergies, researchers say.

Last common ancestor of humans and Neanderthals revealed in 3D

Last common ancestor of humans and Neanderthals revealed in 3D

The virtual 3D ancestral skull bears early hallmarks of both species.

Why Neanderthals' faces are different from humans

New findings, based upon facial growth patterns, indicate that Neanderthals and humans are indeed sufficiently distinct from one another.

Homo naledi adapted to both tree climbing, walking upright

The newly discovered human ancestor Homo naledi may have been 'jack of all trades' - uniquely adapted for both tree climbing and walking upright, while also being handy with tools, new research has found.

Human body has gone through four stages of evolution: Study

A new study of fossils has revealed that the human body has gone through four main stages of evolution.

45k-years-old Jordan stone tools show earliest division of labour in humans

 Thousands of stone tools unearthed from a cave in Jordan have revealed the first bosses emerged 45,000 years ago.

'Human hunting weapons didn't kill Neanderthals'

The demise of Neanderthals may have nothing to do with innovative hunting weapons carried by humans from west Asia, a new research shows.

Neanderthals may have died off because they couldn't harness fire

 A new study has revealed that Neanderthals may have died off because they lacked in the fire mastery.

Neanderthals tore apart bodies soon after death, shows study

An analysis of fossil remains has suggested that the Neanderthals manipulated the bodies of adults and children shortly after death.

Here's why we have chins

A new study has given the reason behind why did human chins evolve if Neanderthals and archaic humans didn't possess them.

Oldest Neanderthal DNA found

Researchers have stumbled upon the oldest Neanderthal DNA sample. The sample came from an ancient skeleton still buried deep inside a cave in Italy.

Volcanic cataclysm 40k yrs ago in Italy may have triggered final demise of Neanderthals

 A new study has recently revealed that volcanic cataclysm 40,000 years ago in Italy may have triggered final demise of Neanderthals.

Did volcanic eruption trigger extinction of Neanderthals?

The decline of the Neanderthals started well before the Campanian Ignimbrite (CI) eruption in Italy 40,000 years ago, long thought to be a cause of their extinction, a new research has found.

Dogs helped modern humans eradicate Neanderthals in Europe 40k yrs ago

Researcher has revealed that dogs bred from wolves helped modern humans vanquish local Neanderthals 40,000 years ago from Europe.

Neanderthals may have disappeared from Iberian Peninsula 5K yrs earlier than believed

A new study has recently revealed that Neanderthals disappeared from the Iberian Peninsula around 45,000 years ago, or some 5,000 years before the rest of Europe.

Neanderthals knew how to make stone tools: Study

Researchers from University of Montreal have discovered a multi-purpose bone tool dating from the Neanderthal era, suggesting that the Neanderthals knew how to make stone tools like humans.