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London, Dec. 11 (ANI): Researchers have claimed 300,000 years before the emergence of anatomically modern humans, prehistoric people chose to predominantly live on islands in the flood plains of major rivers.
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): 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.
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study suggests that no known hominin is ancestor to the Neanderthals or modern humans.
Newly discovered ancient human relative crossed Wallace's Line Oct 18, 11:47 am
Washington, Oct. 18 (ANI): The Denisovans - newly discovered ancient human relative - crossed one of the world's most prominent marine barriers in Indonesia, and interbred with modern humans moving through the area on the way to Australia and New Guinea, scientists have claimed.
Washington, Sept. 21 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that it may have been Neandertals, and not modern humans, who made first specialized bone tools in Europe.
Did Neanderthals share speech and language with modern humans? Jul 10, 3:27 pm
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Neanderthals were very similar to modern humans and could have shared speech and language with them, according to a study.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Researchers have linked modern humans' technological and cultural innovation during the Stone Age to the sudden changes in climate in that period.
Modern humans reached India 60,000 years ago Jun 12, 11:33 am
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new research by a University of Huddersfield professor has refuted a recent theory, that there is archaeological evidence for the presence of modern humans in southern Asia before the super-eruption of the Mount Toba volcano in Sumatra.
Neanderthals' large eyes might have led to their extinction Mar 13, 12:02 pm
London, March 13 (ANI): Neanderthals became extinct because they had larger eyes than modern humans, a new study of skulls of the now extinct species has suggested.
Last Neanderthals and modern humans did not coexist in Iberia Feb 5, 10:09 am
Washington, February 5 (ANI): An international study has questioned a theory, which held that the last Neanderthals -Homo neanderthalensis- persisted in southern Iberia at the same time that modern humans -Homo sapiens- advanced in the northern part of the peninsula.
Washington, November 2 (ANI): Very few populations of modern humans do not carry genetic traces of Neanderthals, researchers say.
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Neanderthals learned how to make jewellery and sophisticated tools from the ancestors of modern humans, a new study suggests.
Washington, October 5 (ANI): Harvard and Max Planck Institute scientists have estimated the date when Neanderthals and modern Europeans last shared ancestors to explain why Neanderthals are most closely related to people outside Africa.
Modern humans moved out of Africa 20000 yrs earlier than believed Aug 21, 10:13 am
Washington, August 21 (ANI): Researchers have described an ancient skull recovered from a cave in the Annamite Mountains in northern Laos as the oldest modern human fossil found in Southeast Asia, pushing back the clock on modern human migration through the region by as much as 20,000 years.
Washington, August 14 (ANI): In the last two years, a number of studies have suggested that modern humans and Neanderthals had at some point interbred, known as hybridisation.
Modern humans behind Neanderthals' demise Jul 24, 1:30 pm
Johannesburg, July 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that modern humans were probably a greater threat to the Neanderthals than major natural events like extreme cold weather or volcanoes.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Uranium-series dating has revealed that the practice of cave art in Europe began up to 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, indicating the paintings were created either by the first anatomically modern humans in Europe or, perhaps, by Neanderthals.
Teamwork helped modern humans evolve bigger brains Apr 12, 3:12 pm
London, April 12 (ANI): A new study has indicated that our desire to co-operate with each other may have resulted in the evolution of bigger brains as compared to our ancestors.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Modern humans and climate change are both responsible for the extinction of many of the world's big animals over the last 100,000 years, scientists have revealed.
Neanderthals were seafaring long before modern humans Mar 1, 5:27 pm
London, March1 (ANI): Neanderthals may have used the seas as a highway centuries before modern humans managed the same trick, researchers in Greece say.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): An international team of researchers, studying ancient DNA, have suggested that most Neanderthals in Europe already were largely extinct 50,000 years ago - long before modern humans first arrived in the continent.
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study, which uses genetic analysis to study the earliest human migrations, suggests that when modern humans first migrated out of Africa over sixty thousand years ago, they settled in Arabia on their way to the rest of the world.
Modern humans have better sense of smell than Neanderthals Dec 15, 10:49 am
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists have found that the human temporal lobes, involved in language, memory and social functions as well as the olfactory bulbs are relatively larger in Homo sapiens than in Neanderthals.
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): The disappearance of elephants 400,000 years ago led to the appearance of modern humans in the Middle East, according to researchers.
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Researchers have confirmed that members of our species - Homo sapiens - arrived in Europe several millennia earlier than previously thought after re-analyses of two ancient deciduous teeth.
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