Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
The disappearance of the Neanderthal Y chromosome from modern humans may be due to genetic incompatibilities that led to miscarriages, suggests the first-ever analysis of the male Neanderthal sex chromosome.
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Inhabitants living in a Spanish cave some 400,000 years ago were actually Neanderthals.
Neanderthals liked a bit of veg with their red meat.
A Neanderthal woman from Siberia with human DNA may suggest we should no longer consider Neanderthals separate from the human race.
The finding of a cross-breed suggests that interbreeding with Neanderthals was more common than previously thought.
Murder dates back to at least the Middle Pleistocene, according to a new study that suggests early Neanderthals weren’t always a peaceful bunch.
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