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The researchers suggest other hominin fossils should be re-examined using the same scanning technology. "We've demonstrated
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(editing by David Stamp) LONDON (Reuters) - Far from wiping out Neanderthals overnight, modern humans rubbed along with their
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(Reuters) - No offense, but your ancestors probably were no brighter than a Neanderthal. Researchers said the findings show Neanderthals were anything but the incompetent dimwits that they are often deemed.
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The discovery of a 1.4-million-year-old hand-bone fossil reveals that the modern human ability to make and use complex tools may have originated far earlier than scientists previously thought, researchers say.
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A key anatomical feature of the modern human hand is the third metacarpal, a bone in the palm that connects the middle finger
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Those conclusions however were based on low-quality genome sequences, riddled with errors and full of gaps, David Reich, an
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No clear evidence suggests modern humans ate Neanderthals, much less that they did so enough to drive Neanderthals to extinction
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Why did Neanderthals become extinct? Scientists have offered a variety of theories, from climate change and cataclysmic volcanic eruptions to interbreeding with modern humans. But a new study puts at least some of the blame on bunnies. Or, to be more specific, on Neanderthals' apparent inability to exploit the "high-biomass prey resource" of rabbits when prehistoric deer and other large prey mammals became scarce on the Iberian Peninsula.
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Dr. John Fa of Britain's Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust presented the theory in a study titled "Rabbits and Hominin
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