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June 20, 2012


neanderthal heads in a museum

What Happened To The Neanderthals?

Scientists have found evidence that by the time modern humans arrived in Europe, Neanderthals had already experienced an extinction scare.

June 19, 2012


neanderthal wood sculpture

Neanderthals Were Sophisticated… Who Knew?

According to new research, Neanderthals likely took to the seas long before modern humans.

February 10, 2012


man and neanderthal

How Neanderthals Fought Disease

Modern preventive medicine has saved millions of lives. You'll be surprised to hear that Neanderthals may have helped ancient humans prevent disease with genes.

April 22, 2008


Neanderthal Skull Replica

Left Exposed to Extinction

The Neanderthals were smart, tough, and well-adapted to the cold where they lived in regions north of Africa, so what happened to them?

August 7, 2007


Neanderthal teeth fragments

Giving Neanderthal a Hand

Were Neanderthals right or left handed? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 3, 2004


Sometime Cavemen

Did cavemen actually live in caves? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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