Scientists thought Neanderthals might have created tools from a cave in what's now Bulgaria, but new research shows Homo sapiens may deserve credit.
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New research adds to growing evidence that our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals not just once, but over and over again throughout history.
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The oldest human genetic data ever recovered could shed light on the evolution of our ancestors and clarify the branches of the human family tree.
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A new theory about Neanderthal extinction points to disease transmission as the culprit—both for their end, and for why it came about so slowly.
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Neanderthals made birch bark glue, which has been considered evidence of their sophistication. But what if it's actually super easy to make?
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A new 3D model of the ribcage of the most complete Neanderthal skeleton ever unearthed debunks the idea of a barrel-chested, hunched-over "caveman."
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