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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.
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): Neanderthals became extinct as they were unable to adapt their hunting skills to catch small animals like rabbits, a new study has claimed.
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.
London, Jan 23 (ANI): When news broke that Professor George Church of Harvard Medical School, one of the world's leading geneticists, was planning to bring Neanderthals back to life by reconstructing their DNA and using a surrogate human mother to give birth to the baby, it was met with criticism and condemnation from top scientists, bioethicists and the Christian Medical Fellowship.
Wanted adventurous female to bear Neanderthal child Jan 20, 11:51 am
Melbourne, January 20(ANI): A US scientist is looking for an "adventurous female" to recreate Neanderthals, our close relatives who went extinct about 33,000 years ago.
Neanderthals may have sailed to Mediterranean islands Nov 17, 11:01 am
Washington, November 17 (ANI): A study has provided new evidence which suggests that Neanderthals, or even older Homo erectus ("Upright Man") might have sailed around the Mediterranean, stopping at islands such as Crete and Cyprus.
London, November 8 (ANI): A well conserved skeleton of a woolly mammoth Helmut from at least 200,000 years ago has been dug up near Paris, it has been revealed.
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.
Neanderthals and humans 'may have lived in peace in northern Israel' Sep 30, 10:42 am
London, September 30 (ANI): Neanderthals may have lived side by side with early humans and possibly interbred with them, a new study has claimed.
Brits 'did not inherit pale complexion from Neanderthals' Sep 27, 2:33 pm
London, September 27 (ANI): Inhabitants of Britain and mainland Europe did not get their pallid complexion from the Neanderthals but only lost the darker skins of their African ancestors perhaps just 6000 years earlier, long after Neanderthals had died out, a new study has claimed.
Neanderthals used bird feathers as 'personal ornaments' Sep 18, 1:21 pm
London, September 18 (ANI): Neanderthals harvested feathers from birds in order to use them as personal ornaments, a new study has suggested.
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.
Neanderthal's sister species once roamed Africa Jul 27, 2:16 pm
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Early humans in Africa procreated with a mystery species of human that may have been related to Neanderthals that later inhabited Europe, according to latest genetic studies.
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.
Neanderthals 'had knowledge of plants' healing qualities' Jul 19, 11:18 am
Washington, July 19 (ANI): The first molecular evidence that Neanderthals not only ate a range of cooked plant foods, but also understood its nutritional and medicinal qualities, has been provided by a new study.
Neanderthal man was 'domestic god' not 'macho' Jul 19, 11:01 am
London, July 19 (ANI): Neanderthals, who have traditionally been seen as a race of macho hunters, spent much of their time carrying out domestic chores in reality, a new study has found.
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.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have tried to find out the why humans prevailed over their enemies - the Neanderthals.
Dogs 'may have helped modern man to flourish over Neanderthals' May 16, 3:01 pm
London, May 16 (ANI): Our close friendship with dogs tipped the balance in favour of modern man over the Neanderthals, who had previously occupied present-day Europe for a staggering 250,000 years, an anthropologist has suggested.
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Neanderthals in Western Europe started disappearing long before Homo sapiens arrived on the scene, a new study has found.
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, Feb 8 (ANI): Neanderthals were believed to have been 'wiped out' by modern human ancestors but it is more likely that they were integrated into our gene pool, says a new research.
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