AFP (Oct. 9, 2014) French archeologists have found 200,000-year-old human bones, probably of the Neanderthal line. The remains were uncovered in Tourville-la-Riviere, Normandy, in 2010, but the find has only been ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Oct. 9, 2014) French archaeologists say they have discovered historically significant pre-Neanderthal remains which give insight into the behavior of the extinct human species. Tara Cleary reports.
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Dec. 18, 2013 With the Neanderthal genome now published, for the first time, scientists have a rich new resource of comparative evolution. For example, recently, scientists have shown that humans and Neanderthals ... read more