Neanderthals weren't the only ones modern humans liked to sleep with.
The purpose behind the mysterious rock formation, found in a French cave, remains unknown.
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. Now the team is trying to figure out what
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.
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"Kalamakia, together with the single human tooth from the nearby cave site of Lakonis, are the first Neanderthal remains
The secondary sexual characteristics are even more variable, and they were also of much interest to Darwin. These are all
When is a cavemen not a cavemen? In the case of the new animated movie The Croods, it's when the family of "cavemen" in question looks cosmetically like Neanderthals but seem to have the powers of superheroes.
"We have a social brain, whereas Neanderthals appear to have a visual brain," said Clive Gamble, an archaeologist at the
In the past, anthropologists assumed that Neanderthals were widespread throughout Europe, basing that assumption on Neanderthal
The headline in the Britain's Daily Mail tabloid was hard to miss: "Wanted: Adventurous Woman to Give Birth to Neanderthal Man, Harvard Professor seeks Mother for Cloned Cave Baby."
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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?
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.
Modern humans entered Europe from Africa and possibly the Middle East around the time of the eruption and Neandertals' demise
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