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Did Neanderthals have the cognitive capacity to honor and mourn their dead? iurii/Shuttertock

Neanderthals May Have Held Fiery Funerals For Their Dead

There are some evidence showing that Neanderthals were practicing kind of ceremonial operation when they buried their beloved dead. Such evidence based on some outlandish cave funerals have been released not long ago. It was reported by archaeologist Enrique Baquedano and his team at meeting of the European Society for the [...]

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What Did Neanderthals Sound Like?

You may be wondering how the Neanderthals sounded like. Now the action of a voice and speech expert could help you figure it out. By using a replica of the Neanderthals vocal tract, this expert has made efforts to replicate the sound the Neanderthals would have made in regard to the effects [...]

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New Discovery on Hominin DNA Suggests Link to Mystery Population

New Discovery on Hominin DNA Suggests Link to Mystery Population

Paleontologists gleaned DNA from a 400,000-year old femur from Spain and discovered an unexpected link between Europe’s hominin inhabitants of the time and a cryptic population, the Denisovans, known to have lived much more recently in southwestern Siberia. The DNA sequence, representing the oldest hominin sequence yet published, brings paleontologists [...]

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