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Scientists Discover New Homo Sapiens Mix With Mysterious Denisovans
Neanderthals weren't the only ones modern humans liked to sleep with.
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Ancient Sculpture Garden Hints Neanderthals Were More Creative Than We Thought
The purpose behind the mysterious rock formation, found in a French cave, remains unknown.
'A Decent Bomber' -- Alexander McNabb's Irish Thriller
Director of Media Unlimited
Alexander McNabb's hot adventure "A Decent Bomber" for a change wasn't set in the Arab world, but managed, in its Irish venue, to tie back to the region he's used as a backdrop for earlier novels.
Modern Europeans Got Their Fat From Neanderthals, New Research Suggests
By Ann Gibbons, Science
http://news.sciencemag.org/archaeology/2014/04/did-europeans-get-fat-neandertals Now the team is trying to figure out what
Will We Be the Next Extinction?
Silicon Valley Freelance Writer
While modern man, as we know it, she says, arrived in Europe about 40,000 years ago, we may go the way of the Dodo bird if we don't change our ways.
Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, Cave Excavations Suggest
By LiveScience, LiveScience
Top 10 Mysteries of the First Humans Image Gallery: 3-Year-Old Human Ancestor Revealed The Science of Death: 10 Tales from
Neanderthal Breastfeeding Habits Revealed By Analysis Of Prehistoric Tooth
ScienceNOW, the daily online news service of the journal Science Anthropologist Shara Bailey, an expert in ancient human
Neanderthal Fossils Found In Greek Cave Suggest Ancient Humans Crossed Paths In Region
"Kalamakia, together with the single human tooth from the nearby cave site of Lakonis, are the first Neanderthal remains
Evolution, Sex And Monogamy (EXCERPT)
The secondary sexual characteristics are even more variable, and they were also of much interest to Darwin. These are all
- Caveman or Superman?
Movie Critic for ReThink Reviews
When is a cavemen not a cavemen? In the case of the new animated movie
, it's when the family of "cavemen" in question looks cosmetically like Neanderthals but seem to have the powers of superheroes.
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Neanderthal Brain Structure Contributed To Extinct Hominids' Demise, Study Suggests
"We have a social brain, whereas Neanderthals appear to have a visual brain," said Clive Gamble, an archaeologist at the
Human Jawbone Fossil Found In Serbian Cave May Be More Than Half-Million Years Old
In the past, anthropologists assumed that Neanderthals were widespread throughout Europe, basing that assumption on Neanderthal
Communicating Science, Caveman Style
The headline in the Britain's
tabloid was hard to miss: "Wanted: Adventurous Woman to Give Birth to Neanderthal Man, Harvard Professor seeks Mother for Cloned Cave Baby."
Human-Neanderthal Sex: Lack Of Physical Evidence Doesn't Mean It Didn't Happen, Monkey Study Shows
Follow LiveScience on Twitter @livescience. We're also on Facebook & Google+. Researchers examined blood samples, hair samples
Peter Baldwin Panagore
Author of Heaven Is Beautiful: How Dying Taught Me That Death ...
What does it mean to be pure Homo sapiens? I thought I knew. No one could be pure human unless we all are, so therefore we all are pure Homo sapiens. It would have to be either all of us or none of us, biblically, won't it?
Why Do We Like to See Food on Fire?
Journalist, author of 'Unworthy,' 'Party of One', and 'Stuck.'
Flambéed dishes and drinks mix primal fury and campfire comradeship with old-school elegance -- that taken-up-a-notch flair (or, more accurately, "flare") that tells us we are having something special. It's good to get primitive sometimes.
Neanderthals & Volcanos: Eruption Didn't Kill Off Early Humans, New Study Suggests
Modern humans entered Europe from Africa and possibly the Middle East around the time of the eruption and Neandertals' demise
Did Neanderthals Have A Veggie-Heavy Diet?
Neanderthal Mens' Unusually Strong Right Arms Attributed To 'Scraping' Technique
A volunteer scrapes a carpet, mimicking the action that might have given Neanderthals their big right arms. Follow LiveScience
The Worst History Channel Acting Jobs the Apocalypse Has to Offer
Few people have it worse in these end times than character actors in dramatic TV portrayals and reenactments on the History Channel or the Discovery Channel.
Neanderthal Eyes Brown In Two Specimens, Controversial DNA Study Suggests
By Traci Watson, Science NOW
The uncertainty may not last much longer. Hünemeier and her critics alike think the growing trove of information about the
New Human Species? 'Red Deer Cave' Fossils May Be Neither Homo Sapiens Nor Neanderthal
The Red Deer Cave people lived in China at the end of the ice age. "They survived the final and one of the worst cold episodes
Early Human Portraits Personalize Our First Ancestors (PHOTOS)
What did our 'cave parents' look like? Without a family album going back 7 million years, it can be tough to imagine them
Denisovans Mated With Humans, Study Says
LiveScience explains the relation: Results from the study were published in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
The Wrong Stuff
Humor columnist, The Stamford Advocate
"You're not qualified to have adult children if you don't have a basement," Tim said. "Where are they going to put their stuff?" "In the garage," I replied.
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