Scientists have found evidence that by the time modern humans arrived in Europe, Neanderthals had already experienced an extinction scare.
The Neanderthals were smart, tough, and well-adapted to the cold where they lived in regions north of Africa, so what happened to them?
As we all learned in health class, human beings have 32 teeth. Twenty-eight of them come in before puberty, but the last four teeth, our “third molars,” usually come in during our late teens or early 20’s, when we’re presumably older and wiser, hence their nickname, wisdom teeth. Lean more on this Moment of Science.