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Humans and Neandertals interbred, new method confirms — ScienceDaily

  Technical objections to the idea that Neandertals interbred with the ancestors of Eurasians have been overcome, thanks to a new genome analysis method. The technique can more confidently detect the genetic signatures of interbreeding than previous approaches and will … Continue reading

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Did Neanderthals have religion?

It’s been a while since Coolidge and Wynn posted an entry.  Now they’ve done one looking at whether Neanderthals intentionally buried their dead. What did Neandertals do with dead people? And what does this tell us about Neandertal behavior? These … Continue reading

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