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Posts tagged neanderthals

March 2, 2019

 

Inside The Heads Of Neanderthals

A growing body of research has slowly revealed a number of characteristics Neanderthals shared with humans.

January 15, 2019

 

All The Other Hominins Are Extinct

Modern human beings, Homo sapiens, and our closest relatives are called hominins.

September 4, 2018

 

Neanderthal Brains

Early modern human brains were different in one particular way that might have given them a big advantage over Neanderthals.

July 5, 2018

 

Human Evolution And Climate Change

Massive earthquakes and climate change contributed to human evolution.

May 14, 2018

 

Neanderthals And Art

Our understanding of neanderthals and their ability to make art is evolving.

April 6, 2018

 

Hungry Enough To Eat Partially Digested Food

Scientists recently discovered that neanderthals would eat chyme, a mixture of partially digested food and stomach acid found in animals' stomachs.

January 8, 2018

 

Tar reflecting sunlight

Neanderthals Used Tar As Glue

The oldest archaeological sites showing tar use are about 200,000 years old.

April 28, 2017

 

This guy was most likely a ocean voyager.

Neanderthals On The Seas?

Neanderthals were more sophisticated than how they're often portrayed in popular culture.

May 12, 2016

 

brain scan

Do Bigger Brains Make Us Smarter?

Does brain size or brain-to-body ratio affect intelligence? Not as much as you'd think.

June 20, 2012

 

About 40,000 years ago, Neanderthals had already experienced an extinction scare.

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.

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