Neatorama Posts Tagged "Neanderthals"
Our Ancestors Bred with Neandertals, Denisovans, and "Mystery Humans"...

Genetic archaeology is taking us into knowledge we...  ...Reich and his team have sequenced the genomes of Neanderthals and Denisovans more clearly and accurately than a...  ...ed that our homo sapiens ancestors interbred with Neanderthals and Denisovans …as well as populations we...  ...eich said at the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/19/Our-Ancestors-Bred-with-Neandertals-Denisovans-and-Mystery-Humans/
Bunnies Blamed for the Extinction of Neanderthals

Why did Neanderthals die out while other hominids survived? In an arti...  ...E. Fa and colleagues argue that it may be because Neanderthals were unable to adapt their hunting techniques to...  ...d that time, coinciding with the disappearance of Neanderthals , rabbit remains be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Bunnies-Blamed-for-the-Extinction-of-Neanderthals/
Should We Clone Neanderthals?

Given the advances in biotechnology, it'...  ...r of time before humanity can bring the Neanderthals back from the dead. Whether we should is a...  ...that using synthetic biology to bring the Neanderthals back from extinction may actually benef...  ...erishing. Therefore the recrea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/19/Should-We-Clone-Neanderthals-2/
Who Would Win in a Fistfight Between a Neanderthal and a Modern Human?...

Could a modern human beat a Neanderthal in a fight...  ...antage over his Homo sapiensopponent. Many of the Neanderthals archaeologists have recovered had Popeye forearms...  ...ephants to death and dismantling their carcasses. Neanderthals also developed strong trapezius, deltoid, and tri...  ...iensprobably ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Who-Would-Win-in-a-Fistfight-Between-a-Neanderthal-and-a-Modern-Human/
Neanderthal Tartar Shows Evidence of Medicine...

Dental hygiene probably wasn't t...  ...robably wasn't too high on the list of things for Neanderthals to worry about. But in this case, that'...  ...o scrape tartar off the teeth of five Neanderthals . They chemically analysed some of the tartar...  ...d starch granules, which suggests...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/19/neanderthal-tartar-shows-evidence-of-medicine/
Neanderthals Cave Art?

Photo: Pedro Saura They m...  ...sly thought, and may have been drawn by Neanderthals : The biggest surprise was the ag...  ...bility is that the art is the work of Neanderthals (or "Neandertals," in scientists' prefe...  ...ng). "Symbolic culture clea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/15/neanderthals-cave-art/
Did Neanderthals Have High-Pitched, Nasal Voices?

(Video Link) What did Neanderthals sound like when they spoke? Apparently like Monty...  ...role. According to anthropologist Bob Franciscus, Neanderthals had, compared to modern humans, narrow vocal trac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/did-neanderthals-have-high-pitched-nasal-voices/
Neanderthal Brains Retained Infantile Shape...

A study using CT scans suggests that Neanderthal b...  ...change shape as they grew. This may explain why Neanderthals had a similar brain size, but less intelligence:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/09/neanderthal-brains-retained-infantile-shape/
Anthropologist Argues that Modern Humans Are Wimps...

In his new book Manthropology, Peter McAllister argues that human physical strength and endurance have deteriorated over time. John Mehaffey writes for Reuters: Many prehistoric Australian aboriginals could have outr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/10/22/anthropologist-argues-that-modern-humans-are-wimps/
Misconceptions About Neanderthals

Thanks to movies and a series of insurance ads,...  ...we tend to think of the extinct hominids known as Neanderthals as hairy, stooped, club-wielding caveman. Modern...  ...ng caveman. Modern science knows a lot more about Neanderthals now, but the old stereotypes persist. You may be...  ...persist. You may be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/24/misconceptions-about-neanderthals/
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