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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.

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.

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.

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.