Anthropologists have found surprising traits in ancient DNA, including one that may trigger immunity against viruses.
Tools and pendants found with the 45,000-year-old remains might have inspired later Neanderthals.
It's probably time to stop acting surprised.
But the hybrid girl raises more questions than she answers.
New evidence suggests they were skilled hunters.
Possibly without fur-lined parkas, colder temps may have led to demise
Belgian cave holds remains of cut leg bones
Early human interbreeding had some lasting effects on our DNA
Homo naledi had small brains but human-like traits, upending the fossil record
New research suggests our Neanderthal cousins might have been super chatty.
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