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Neanderthals were well suited for ‘explosive’ short sprints, not long-distance marathons

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Homo sapiens are well-designed for loping along for long distances across open landscapes—especially when compared to Neanderthals. They had legs and ...
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A peek into the sex lives of Neanderthals—they may have mated with ‘close kin’

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A group of 13 Neanderthal remains detail a story of inbreeding, cannibalism ...
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Podcast: Why did we survive, when the Denisovans and Neanderthals did not?

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The Denisovans have long been one of the most elusive ancient human cousins, until now. In May 2019, scientists revealed ...
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Reconstructing the Neanderthal throat—did they have their own language?

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At the very least, in order for spoken language to be a possibility, a species has to have the right ...
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Inside the brains of Neanderthals: Were they capable of ‘symbolic and abstract thinking’?

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We know from the archaeological record that much of Neanderthal hunting, foraging, and toolmaking behavior was quite similar to that ...