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Fall of the Neanderthals

July 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Fall of the Neanderthals: Volume of Modern Humans Infiltrating Europe Cited as Critical Factor
ScienceDaily (July 28, 2011) — New research sheds light on why, after 300,000 years of domination, European Neanderthals abruptly disappeared. Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered that modern humans coming from Africa swarmed the region, arriving with over ten times the population as the Neanderthal inhabitants.

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