A growing body of research has slowly revealed a number of characteristics Neanderthals shared with humans.
Modern human beings, Homo sapiens, and our closest relatives are called hominins.
Early modern human brains were different in one particular way that might have given them a big advantage over Neanderthals.
Massive earthquakes and climate change contributed to human evolution.
Our understanding of neanderthals and their ability to make art is evolving.
Scientists recently discovered that neanderthals would eat chyme, a mixture of partially digested food and stomach acid found in animals' stomachs.
The oldest archaeological sites showing tar use are about 200,000 years old.
Neanderthals were more sophisticated than how they're often portrayed in popular culture.
Does brain size or brain-to-body ratio affect intelligence? Not as much as you'd think.
Scientists have found evidence that by the time modern humans arrived in Europe, Neanderthals had already experienced an extinction scare.