A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        

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  • Neanderthals and modern humans may have split hundreds of thousands years earlier than thought, study suggests
    The study, published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, details that Neanderthal teeth — discovered in the Sima de los Huesos cave in Spain— show evidence that Neanderthals and Homo sapiens ...
    05/16/2019 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • New study suggests humans and Neanderthals split off earlier than we thought
    New research suggests humans and Neanderthals split off from their last common ancestor earlier than we previously thought(Credit ... Now a new study has found evidence that this split took ...
    05/15/2019 - 8:36 pm | View Link
  • Modern humans split from Neanderthals far earlier than thought: study
    The study by Aida Gomez-Robles from University College London proposes that the two species' last common ancestor may have lived 800,000 years ago, entering a debate that is hotly contested among ...
    05/15/2019 - 2:11 pm | View Link
  • Modern humans split from Neanderthals far earlier than thought: study
    Washington (AFP) - Scientists seeking to unlock the mysteries of human evolution have in recent years relied on increasingly sophisticated DNA techniques that provide "molecular clocks" to date the ...
    05/15/2019 - 12:32 pm | View Link
  • Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests
    Our distant cousins just got a little more distant. A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives, the Neanderthals, may have split 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of ...
    05/15/2019 - 9:34 am | View Link
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    The speciation of H. sapiens out of archaic human varieties derived from H. erectus is estimated as having taken place over 350,000 years ago, as the Khoisan split from other populations is dated between 260,000 and 350,000 years ago.. An alternative suggestion defines H. sapiens cladistically as including the lineage of modern humans since the split from the lineage of Neanderthals, roughly ...
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    International News Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history USA TODAY - WORLD NEWS Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.
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  • Homo erectus
    Introduction Throughout the early years of paleoanthropology, there were only two different species that were attributed to the genus Homo.These included the Neanderthals, and Homo erectus.In the early 1960s, this began to change, and human ancestry seemed to be populated by many different players.
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  • Neanderthal
    Both Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans were initially thought to have evolved from Homo erectus between 300,000 and 200,000 years ago. H. erectus had emerged around 1.8 million years ago, and had long been present, in various subspecies throughout Eurasia.. The divergence time between the Neanderthal and archaic Homo sapiens lineages is estimated to be between 800,000 and 400,000 ...
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    Smart News Keeping you current The Hominins We’ve Been Calling Denisovans Are More Diverse Than Previously Thought Researchers have identified three distinct Denisovan lineages, including one ...
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