40,000-year-old skull shows both modern human and Neandertal traits
Humans continued to evolve significantly long after they were established in Europe, and interbred with Neandertals as they settled across the continent, according to new research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) USA.
Professor Joao Zilhao of the U...
Birth rate, competition are major players in hominid extinctions
...find thrusting spears and butchering knives." The neandertal
encountered increasing environmental seasonality w...ung on from 12 to 16,000 years ago.
"Why did neandertal
not adapt culturally?" she asks. "Why did they no...dern humans may have had storage capabilities that neandertal
did not. There is evidence that modern humans did...
Oldest cranial, dental and postcranial fossils of early modern European humans confirmed
...ly modern humans. However, there has been an ongoing debate as to whether they also exhibit distinctive archaic features, indicative of some degree of neandertal
ancestry, or are morphologically aligned solely with recent humans and therefore document only a dispersal of modern humans into Europe.
Unsolved problems in biology
...y are there giant hominid skeletons and very small hominid skeletons? Is hominid evolution static? Is hominid devolution possible? Are there Human- neandertal
hybrids? What explain the differences between Human and Neanderthal Fossils ?
Viking 's methane. The Viking lander detected emissions of carbon-...
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DNA sequences and the origin of modern humans. ... Recent research has established the distant relationship Neandertals and ... A rib was use...