Researchers recently published data from a 45,000 year old human genome. It sheds a lot of light on human/neanderthal interbreeding and the human migration out of Africa.
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Many creationists argue that Neanderthals were not a distinct branch of humans; but simply really old people. This article shows just one reason that cannot be the case.
“Behavioural modernity” is a set of traits thought to indicate whether stone age people were as smart as modern humans. However, this list may need some revision; the results of which show that Neanderthals might have been just as smart as us after all.
A new paper claims that Neanderthal technology was just as good as that made by contemporary humans; so can’t explain why they died out but we did not.
Early models indicated Neanderthals were inefficient walkers, which some thought might have contributed to their extinction. A new model challenges this view.
Not all Neanderthal genes were beneficial. Turns out some cause disease