Category Archives: Diversity of Life

Neanderthal Extinction

Survival of the Weakest Why Neanderthals went extinct. By Sharon Begley | NEWSWEEK  Published Oct 29, 2009   From the magazine issue dated Nov 9, 2009   Thanks to recent discoveries that they were canny hunters, clever toolmakers, and probably endowed with the gift of language, Neanderthals have overcome some of the nastier calumnies hurled at …

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CSHL Press News Discovery of novel genes could unlock mystery of what makes us uniquely human 09/02/2009 September 2, 2009 – Humans and chimpanzees are genetically very similar, yet it is not difficult to identify the many ways in which we are clearly distinct from chimps. In a study published online in Genome Research (www.genome.org), …

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