neanderthal ancestry

  • Protein mutation's hidden past

    Modern humans developed a protein mutation that protects cells against oxidative stress – but som...

    A single protein mutation may have had health benefits for anatomically modern humans compared to our Neanderthal cou...

    Anthropology January 6, 2022
  • Neanderthal nuclear DNA unlocks ancient human history

    Nuclear DNA extracted from cave sediments for the first time.

    Scientists have extracted Neanderthal nuclear DNA from cave sediments for the first time, greatly improving the scope...

    History April 16, 2021
  • Early humans were promiscuous

    Early homo sapiens hooked up with five other hominid species.

    Turns out that our ancient ancestors weren't exactly shy when it came to trying new things. A new analysis has reveal...

    ASC Edits July 25, 2019
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