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 Surprise! 20 Percent of Neanderthal Genome Lives On in Modern Humans, Scientists Find

Two new studies suggest that the contribution from Neanderthal DNA was vital. 1.131 palabras más

Asperger's Human Experience

Literature Review: Human Evolution

by Carl Strang

Kimbel, William H., et al. 2014. Ardipithecus ramidus and the evolution of the human cranial base. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences… 477 palabras más

Mammals

130,000 Year Old Eagle Claw Jewelry From Krapina Neandertals

Krapina Neandertals may have manipulated white-tailed eagle talons to make jewelry 130,000 years ago, before the appearance of modern human in Europe, according to a study published March 11, 2015 in the… 46 palabras más

Archaeology

Neanderthal neurograstronomy

There is a genetic basis to the food that we enjoy eating. Some people – which I call strange people – think cilantro has a strange, soapy taste at least partially because of… 512 palabras más

Ecology

Find our new Shanidar exhibit in the North-East corner of the science building! Here’s our post covering the exhibit!

Exhibit

Happy Birthday Marcellin Boule

Marcellin Boule, a french paleontologist often remembered for his work on Neandertals, was born on January 1st 1861! In celebration of his birthday I thought I’d give a brief overview of his Neandertal work and its impact, as well as provide some links and sources for those who would like to know more.  478 palabras más

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