Neanderthals

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‘Surprisingly tasty’: putting Neanderthal cooking to the test
Evidence has been found of complex cooking by Neanderthals. Our writer finds out how their meals might have tasted

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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23, Nov, 2022 @5:20 PM

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Oldest cooked leftovers ever found suggest Neanderthals were foodies
Pancake/flatbread with a ‘nutty’ taste is first evidence of complex cooking and food culture

Linda Geddes

23, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The plot thickens: new study reveals complex identity of ancient Britons
Do bones and teeth found in Sussex share characteristics with Neanderthal fossils from northern Spain?

06, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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DNA of 13 Neanderthals reveals ‘exciting’ snapshot of ancient community
Analysis of remains found in southern Siberia shows interconnecting web of relationships

Ian Sample Science editor

19, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Neanderthals and modern humans may have copied each other’s tools
Research suggests species coexisted for more than 1,000 years and uncovers possible ‘exchange of ideas’

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

13, Oct, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Behind this Nobel prize is a very human story: there’s a bit of Neanderthal in all of us | Rebecca Wragg Sykes
Svante Pääbo deserves his accolade – palaeogenetics is an expanding field that tells us who we are, says archaeologist Rebecca Wragg Sykes

Rebecca Wragg Sykes

10, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Swedish geneticist wins Nobel prize for Neanderthal research
Svante Pääbo receives 2022 award in physiology or medicine for genome discoveries including Neanderthals

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

03, Oct, 2022 @12:25 PM

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Study reveals striking differences in brains of modern humans and Neanderthals
Results believed to be first compelling evidence that modern humans were cognitively better than Neanderthals

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

08, Sep, 2022 @6:00 PM

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How archery was vital to the survival of early humans
Remains found in the Rhône Valley, dating back 54,000 years, are earliest discovered outside Africa

Robin McKie Science Editor

16, Apr, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Fears dash for wind power could cut off lost world of Doggerland
Archeologists worry rapid expansion of North Sea projects could remove access to rare Mesolithic remains

Kate Ravilious

19, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Try, try and try again: why did modern humans take so long to settle in Europe?
Homo sapiens migrated to the continent in waves – but the reasons for their early failures to overcome Neanderthals are a mystery

Robin McKie Science editor

14, Nov, 2021 @8:30 AM

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