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Apr 21, 2014 02:07 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The first detailed picture of genetic variation among Neanderthals indicates they may have lived in small, isolated groups that had little contact with each other.
Mar 10, 2014 11:00 AM ET
Could Neanderthals, long thought to be unable to vocalize, actually talk to each other? Trace is here to tell you about a tiny bone found in Neanderthals and modern humans that might hold the answer.
Feb 25, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Without protective fur to safeguard against sun damage, our ancestors went from pale-skinned to dark-skinned.
Feb 24, 2014 12:12 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Climate may have caused the near-extinction of Neanderthals long before modern humans came to be, new research shows. Continue reading →