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Neanderthals and early humans did not meet on the Iberian Peninsula

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:08

Scientists have said that a research that they are taking part in has revealed that Neanderthals and Cro-magnons did not meet on the Iberian Peninsula.

Neanderthals from Western Europe almost became extinct before modern humans set in

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 13:30

A new study of mitochondrial DNA sequences suggests that Western Europe may have undergone a population crisis during a cold stretch of the Neanderthal era.

Research shows Neanderthals` traits found in human genes

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 14:01

A new study suggests that DNA fossils hidden in modern human genome that help determine most people`s skin and hair, were picked up from Neanderthals through mating.

Diabetes risk gene may have been inherited from Neanderthals

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 15:37

Researchers have found a new genetic clue that increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in Latin Americans.

Discovery of hyoid bone in Neanderthals’ suggest they could speak like humans

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 14:26

A new study conducted on Neanderthal fossil unearthed in 1989 suggest that they had ability to speak like humans.

Neanderthals buried their dead: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 10:53

A team of archaeologists have concluded that Neanderthals, forerunners to modern humans, buried their dead.

Oldest human DNA discovery in Spain scrambles evolution theory

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 12:27

Researchers have been able to determine an almost complete mitochondrial genome sequence of a 400,000-year-old hominin from Sima de los Huesos, a unique cave site in Northern Spain.

Neanderthals, like humans, may have organized their living spaces

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 11:24

Researchers have found that Neanderthals used to organize their living spaces in ways that were familiar to modern humans, a discovery that once again shows similarities between the close cousins.

Scientists discover early relative of man

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 19:35

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown human relative, with whom ancient man must have had sex with.

Humans may have inherited immunity from Neanderthals

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 12:11

A research group at Bonn University and international collaborators have discovered an "immune gene" in Neanderthals.

Extinct human relatives interbred with mystery species

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 17:27

An extinct human relative interbred with a mystery human species, according to a new study.

Hominin not ancestors of Neanderthals and modern humans: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 12:52

A new study suggests that no known hominin is ancestor to the Neanderthals or modern humans.