Neanderthal

Neanderthals were a species that lived alongside humans tens of thousands of years ago and were very similar in appearance and size but were generally stockier and more muscular (Pictured: A replica of a male Neanderthal head in London's Natural History Museum)

Randy NEANDERTHAL may be to blame for the gene that caused up to a million people to die from Covid

A single amorous Neanderthal may be to blame for transmitting a genetic quirk to up to a million people who died from Covid.  To date, worldwide, around 6.3 million people have died from the coronavirus which caused the pandemic. A huge number have lost their lives because they have a relatively common genetic quirk which …

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150,000-Year-Old Human Tooth Is Rare Evidence of the Extinct Denisovans

150,000-Year-Old Human Tooth Is Rare Evidence of the Extinct Denisovans

The suspected Denisovan molar. Photo: F. Demeter et al., 2022 Paleontologists in Laos have uncovered an ancient molar that likely belonged to a young Denisovan girl. The discovery is a big deal, as the Laotian cave in which the molar was found is now one of only three spots known to host these enigmatic humans. …

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