Neanderthals May Have Gone Extinct Because of Human Tropical Infections

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Friday, November 8, 2019 - 20:43

The initial encounter between Neanderthals and anatomically modern Homo sapiens migrating out of Africa occurred more than 130,000 years ago in a region known as the Levant. Yet tens of thousands of years would pass before Neanderthals began disappearing and anatomically modern humans expanded beyond this region. Why did it take so long? According to [...]