Posts Tagged ‘neanderthal’

Friday Roundup

Friday, October 18th, 2013
communication, humans, elephants, monkeys, marmosets, African, pointing, conversation, polite, language, toothpicks, Homo, Neanderthal, current biology

This week’s offerings of science news headlines include smart elephants, polite marmosets and ancient toothpicks.

Never the Twain Shall Meet

Monday, May 16th, 2011
470px-Homo_sapiens_neanderthalensis

New archaeological dating techniques suggest Neanderthals and humans may not have been neighbors.

Science in 2010

Thursday, December 30th, 2010
Washing_oiled_Gannet–Close

2010 was a roller coaster year for science news—think exoplanets, synthetic-life, arsenic-eating bacteria (or not!), earthquakes, volcanoes and of course, the Gulf oil spill.

Neanderthal Diet

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
Spy_Skull

Neanderthals’ dental build-up is giving scientists clues about their diets.

Brains on the Brain

Thursday, November 11th, 2010
brains

Several recent studies published on the brain got us thinking…

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