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Neanderthal,

Germany: see NeandertalNeandertal
or Neanderthal
, small valley, W Germany, E of Düsseldorf. In 1856 remains of Neanderthal man were discovered there.
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Ainara Sistiaga, a graduate student at the University of La Laguna who led the analysis as a visiting student at MIT, said they have passed through different phases in our interpretation of Neanderthals.
It has long been believed that other beings, including the Neanderthals with whom our ancestors shared Earth for thousands of years, simply lacked the necessary cognitive capacity and vocal hardware for speech.
In Reassessing Paleolithic subsistence, Morin conducts a detailed analysis of the animal bone remains from the sequence at Saint-Cesaire, which spans the period from the Mousterian of Acheulean Tradition to the Evolved Aurignacian, to explicitly test one explanation for the replacement of Neanderthals by modern humans.
About 50,000 years ago, modern day humans migrated out of Africa north to Europe and East Asia and met up with furrow-browed Neanderthals that had been in the colder climates for more than 100,000 years.
The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story is an in-depth assessment of the history of prehistoric research on the Neanderthal, long seen as humanity's stupid cousin.
Homo heidelbergensis are ancestors to humans, Denisovans and Neanderthals.
The Neanderthals are a species closely linked to modern humans, but who are now extinct, likely because they were crowded out by an invasion of modern humans or assimilated into modern human society through inter-species breeding.
On August 26, 1863, the British Association for the Advancement of Science opened its event in Newcastle and Prof William King gave a paper on the subject of Neanderthals, which lost out in the evolutionary race with the ancestors of today's human race.
At the 1863 happening, Prof William King gave a paper on the subject of Neanderthals, which lost out in the evolutionary race with the ancestors of today's human race.
The Neanderthals were bigger and tougher than their closest relatives, our homo sapiens ancestors.
However, as the 'Autopsy' part of the title implies, the experts won't be exactly bringing the Neanderthals back to life.
EARLY modern humans probably interbred with Neanderthals relatively soon after migrating out of Africa, research suggests.