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Neanderthals cooking vegetables, artwork. Like modern humans, Neanderthals (Homo neanderthalensis) are members of the Homo genus. They inhabited Europe and western Asia between 230,000 and 29,000 years ago. They did not use complex tools but had mastery of fire and built shelters. It was thought that Neanderthals were exclusively carnivorous, but recent research published in 2010 has presented evidence that they cooked and ate plant matter. It is not known why they became extinct, but one theory is that they were outcompeted by modern humans (Homo sapiens).
Neanderthals’ Carb Loading, Helped Grow their Big Brains

“The finding suggests our ancestors had adapted to eating lots of starch by at least 600,000 years ago—about the same time as they needed more sugars to fuel a big expansion of their brains.” By Ann Gibbons via ScienceMag Headline Image Caption/Credit: A reconstruction of Neanderthal mealtime MAURICIO ANTON/SCIENCE SOURCE Here’s another blow to the popular image of Neanderthals as … Continue reading

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3.8 Million-Year-Old Hominin Skull Discovered

The remarkable discovery has reignited the debate over which hominim species gave rise to modern humans. The well-preserved skull, which dates back 3.8 million years, was unearthed by Dr. Yohannes Haile-Selassie from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and his team in Ethiopia. It is the best example to date of Australopithecus anamensis – the oldest known australopithecine. Previous studies … Continue reading

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Oldest Human Fossil Discovered Outside of Africa

It seem like there is always some new update on these dates and even location of prehistoric human migration. Perhaps one day we will have a definitive and conclusive answer but in the meantime the various findings and discoveries are still intriguing. via unexplained-mysteries: Modern humans ventured out of Africa much earlier than we thought. A prehistoric jawbone unearthed in … Continue reading

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