Neanderthals Link to Modern Humans Through DNA

Neanderthals Link to Modern Humans Through DNA

It has been discovered that modern-day humans have a link to Neanderthals through DNA. The Neanderthal genes that a human possesses are part of what makes up the hair and skin. They are also connected to diseases such as type 2 diabetes and immune problems. The ability to deal with freezing temperatures can be attributed […]

Neanderthal DNA in Toe Bone Indicates Interbreeding and Incest

Neanderthal DNA in Toe Bone Indicates Interbreeding and Incest

Neanderthal DNA found in an inch-long toe bone that dates back 50,000 years indicates that Neanderthals might have died out due to interbreeding and incest with closely related family members. The Neanderthal toe bone, of a female, was discovered in a Siberian cave. At that time, Neanderthals and other early humans often shared the same […]

Rediscovered Neanderthal Site on Island of Jersey

Rediscovered Neanderthal Site on Island of Jersey

On the British island of Jersey’s southeastern coastline, in La Cotte de St. Brelade cave, a team of archaeologists have rediscovered an ancient site where Neanderthals once lived. It has produced more Neanderthal stone tools than all of the other sites where such artifacts have been found in the British Isles combined. At a news […]