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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.
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.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that Neanderthals carried more copies of mutations that would alter the amino acid makeup of proteins than modern humans possess, which suggests that their populations across Eurasia were likely small and isolated.
Neanderthals and early humans did not meet on the Iberian Peninsula Apr 15, 11:00 am
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists have said that a research that they are taking part in has revealed that Neanderthals and Cro-magnons did not meet on the Iberian Peninsula.
Neanderthals were affectionate towards their children Apr 10, 10:21 am
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A new study suggests that Neanderthal children experienced strong emotional attachments with their immediate social group, used play to develop skills and played a significant role in their society.
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.
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