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Bone Tools Suggest Neanderthals Taught Skills to Modern Humans

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August 14, 2013
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New research suggests Neanderthals were more advanced than previously thought. It's possible they had bone tools for thousands of years before modern humans did, and they may have shown humans how to make and use them.


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