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.
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.
Without protective fur to safeguard against sun damage, our ancestors went from pale-skinned to dark-skinned.
Climate may have caused the near-extinction of Neanderthals long before modern humans came to be, new research shows. Continue reading →