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Non-Africans have lower fitness, courtesy Neanderthal heritage  Jun 7, 10:05 am
Washington D.C., June 7 (ANI): The Neanderthals genome contained harmful mutations that made them around 40 percent less reproductively fit than modern humans; and non-Africans inherited some of this genetic burden when they interbred with our extinct cousins, says a genetic research.
Climate change might have killed Neanderthals  May 12, 12:31 pm
Washington D.C, May 12 (ANI): When climate took a turn towards the cold around 40,000 years ago, it doomed Neanderthals, according to a recent study.
Did diet give humans evolutionary edge over Neanderthals?  Apr 28, 1:01 pm
Washington D.C, Apr 28 (ANI): Paleo-diet may be the latest thing, but the original version favoured by Neanderthals may have contributed to their extinction.
Neanderthals may have diseases carried out of Africa  Apr 11, 11:47 am
Washington D.C., April 11 (ANI): A recent study suggests that Neanderthals across Europe may well have been infected with diseases carried out of Africa by waves of anatomically modern humans or Homo sapiens.
400k-yr-old fossils detail dawn of Neanderthals  Mar 16, 5:24 pm
Washington D.C, Mar 16 (ANI): 400,000-year-old fossils from Spain have been revealed to belong to the earliest relatives of Neanderthals ever found.
Neanderthals, humans interbred 50k yrs earlier than we believed  Feb 18, 8:28 am
Washington D.C, Feb 18 (ANI): Neanderthals, who disappeared nearly 40,000 years ago, may have interbred with humans much earlier than we thought, a new study has suggested.
Human-Neanderthal relationships may be root of modern allergies  Jan 8, 9:49 am
Washington, D.C., Jan. 8 (ANI): 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.
Humans, Neanderthals interbred in Europe  Jun 23, 12:20 pm
Washington, Jun 23 (ANI): As per a new study, early Europeans had recent Neanderthal ancestors.
Early humans' innovative hunting weapons didn't bully Neanderthals into extinction  Apr 29, 12:33 pm
Washington, Apr.29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that early humans' innovative hunting weapons may not have caused the demise of the Neanderthals.
Neanderthals may have died off because they couldn't harness fire  Apr 21, 2:39 pm
Washington, Apr.21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Neanderthals may have died off because they lacked in the fire mastery.
Neanderthals used to mutilate bodies of recently deceased adults, kids  Apr 15, 1:39 pm
Washington, Apr. 15 (ANI): A new study of Neanderthal bones found at the Marillac site in the he French region of Poitou-Charentes shows that they used to beat and cut the bodies of newly dead members of their family with stone tools.
Here's why we have chins  Apr 14, 10:50 am
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study has given the reason behind why did human chins evolve if Neanderthals and archaic humans didn't possess them.
Volcanic cataclysm 40k yrs ago in Italy may have triggered final demise of Neanderthals  Mar 22, 11:09 am
Washington, Mar.22 (ANI): A new study has recently revealed that volcanic cataclysm 40,000 years ago in Italy may have triggered final demise of Neanderthals.
Neanderthals made world's first jewelry out of eagle claws 130,000 yrs ago  Mar 12, 10:34 am
Washington, Mar. 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Krapina Neandertals may have made world's first jewelry prepared by modifying eagle claws 130,000 years ago.
Dogs helped modern humans eradicate Neanderthals in Europe 40k yrs ago  Mar 2, 12:42 pm
London, Mar. 02 (ANI): 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  Feb 6, 2:18 pm
Washington, Feb. 6 (ANI): 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.
Newly found 55,000-year-old skull suggests early humans had sex with Neanderthals in Israel  Jan 29, 10:36 am
Washington, Jan. 29 (ANI): A newly discovered partial skull in Manot Cave in Israel's West Galilee suggested that early humans mated at some point with Neanderthals in Israel around 55,000 years ago.
Stone Age men weren't necessarily superior to Neanderthal counterparts  Jan 15, 12:15 pm
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Stone Age men may not have been more advanced than their Neanderthal counterparts.
Neanderthals were not 'subspecies' of modern humans  Nov 19, 10:34 am
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Neanderthals were not subspecies of modern humans rather they were a distinct species separate from Homo sapiens.
DNA reveals Neanderthals first mated with humans 50,000 years ago  Oct 23, 2:20 pm
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study has examined the 45,000-year-old DNA from a Siberian man that has demonstrated that Neanderthals and humans first mated 50,000 years ago.
Neanderthals may have shared humans' artistic abilities  Sep 2, 10:57 am
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Scientists have studied rock engraving in Gorham's Cave in Gibraltar that may have been created by Neanderthals, suggesting that they may have shared humans' artistic abilities.
Modern humans, Neanderthals co-existed for up to 5000 years   Aug 21, 8:59 am
London, Aug 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that modern humans and Neanderthals lived side-by-side for up to 5,000 years after the researchers collected more than 400 samples from the most important sites in Europe.
Neanderthals ate vegetables too!  Jun 26, 9:03 am
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that Neanderthal diet while heavy on meat, also included plant tissues, such as tubers and nuts.
Ancient Spanish skulls show mix of Neanderthal and primitive traits   Jun 20, 5:21 pm
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Scientists have discovered ancient skulls in a Spanish cave that show a mix of Neanderthal and more primitive traits, suggesting that Neanderthals evolved their defining characteristics in stages
'Dimwitted' Neanderthals were not inferior to modern humans  May 1, 8:57 am
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that the widely held opinion that Neanderthals were dimwitted may not hold true.