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Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): 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.
Washington, Jan. 30 (ANI): Researchers have analyzed exactly which areas of the human genome retain segments of Neanderthal DNA, passed down throughout the generations.
Mexicans may have inherited diabetes risk gene from Neanderthals Dec 26, 10:41 am
Washington, Dec. 26 (ANI): A team of researchers have uncovered a new genetic clue that contributes to an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Neanderthals 'had ability to speak like humans' Dec 21, 10:22 am
Washington, Dec. 21 (ANI): Researchers analyzing Neanderthal's fossilised hyoid bone - a horseshoe-shaped structure in the neck - have suggested that the species, just like humans, had the ability to speak.
Neanderthals buried their dead: Study Dec 17, 10:21 am
Washington, Dec. 17 (ANI): A team of archaeologists have concluded that Neanderthals, forerunners to modern humans, buried their dead.
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.
Scientists discover early relative of man Dec 3, 4:36 pm
Washington, December 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a previously unknown human relative, with whom ancient man must have had sex with.
Scientists prove Neanderthal gang ate neighbors raw Nov 25, 3:33 pm
London, November 25 (ANI): Early humans butchered their rivals, breaking open their skulls and bones to extract the marrow, a study has revealed.
Humans may have inherited immunity from Neanderthals Nov 25, 9:08 am
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A research group at Bonn University and international collaborators have discovered an "immune gene" in Neanderthals.
London, Nov. 14 (ANI): Researchers have come across a slender, 0.7-millimetre-long plant fibres twisted together to form a string, near some stone artefacts at a site in south-east France, which was occupied 90,000 years ago by Neanderthals.
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study suggests that no known hominin is ancestor to the Neanderthals or modern humans.
Neanderthals may have eaten contents of animals' stomachs Oct 21, 2:58 pm
London, Oct 21 (ANI): After studying calcified plaque on Neanderthal fossil teeth found in El Sidron cave in Spain, researchers have found that members of this extinct human species cooked vegetables and consumed bitter-tasting medicinal plants such as chamomile and yarrow.
Neanderthals used 'toothpicks to alleviate pain of gum disease' Oct 18, 3:19 pm
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): A new research based on the Cova Forada Neanderthal fossil has shown that hominid used toothpicks to mitigate pain caused by oral diseases such as inflammation of the gums, periodontal disease.
Lost home of last Neanderthals rediscovered Oct 18, 2:51 pm
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): NERC-funded scientists working in the Channel island of Jersey, have re-discovered a record of Neanderthal archaeology, thought to be long lost
'Humans' prehistoric ancestors discovered recycling' Oct 12, 12:16 pm
Washington, Oct. 12 (ANI): Israeli researchers have said that evidence is mounting on the theory that hundreds of thousands of years ago, our prehistoric ancestors may have learned about recycling objects used in their daily lives.
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Researchers have discovered Neanderthal bone tools which were excavated at two neighboring Paleolithic sites in southwest France.
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.
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.
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