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An anthropologist believes Neanderthals may not have been the knuckle-dragging brutes we think them to be, and he’s got the burial practices to prove it.
Rather than being physically wiped out, a new study suggests that Neanderthals were likely integrated into the gene pool of early humans after the two groups crossed paths and began interbreeding.
For decades scientists believed Neanderthals developed 'modern' tools and ornaments solely through contact with Homo sapiens, but new research from the University of Colorado Denver now shows these sturdy ancients could adapt, innovate and evolve technology on their own.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.