Neanderthal

Neanderthals built mystery underground circles 175,000 years ago

In the southwest of France, Neanderthals built one of the world’s oldest constructions—176,000-year-old semicircular walls of stalagmites in the bowels of a cave.

September 19, 2016
September 19, 2016

Stone Age mummy still revealing secrets, 25 years on

A dead man, found by hikers 25 years ago near the Austrian-Italian border, turns out to have died more than 5,000 years ago.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Neanderthals built mystery underground circles 175,000 years ago

In the southwest of France, Neanderthals built one of the world’s oldest constructions—176,000-year-old semicircular walls of stalagmites in the bowels of a cave.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Study: Neanderthal DNA may influence modern depression risk

Researchers find evidence that one bit of Neanderthal DNA can boost the risk of tobacco addiction, while others can slightly raise or lower the risk of being diagnosed with depression.