Neanderthal Extinction Caused By Herpes, Tuberculosis From Humans [Study]

Apr 15, 2016 AM EDT Neanderthal extinction may have been caused by infectious diseases including herpes and tuberculosis that came from humans.

Genome Analysis Confirms Interbreeding Between Neanderthals and Eurasians

Apr 09, 2014 AM EDT A new genome analysis method has confirmed interbreeding between Neanderthals and ancestors of Eurasians, according to a new University of Edinburgh study.

Neanderthals Buried their Dead Like Modern Humans, Researchers Say

Dec 17, 2013 AM EST The practice of burying the dead was not just limited to modern humans; they were also followed by Neanderthals, according to an international team of archaeologists.

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