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Neanderthal Demise Due to Many Influences, Including Cultural Changes
ScienceDaily (Feb. 7, 2012) — As an ice age  crept upon them thousands of years ago, Neanderthals and modern human  ancestors expanded their territory ranges across Asia and Europe to  adapt to the changing environment. In the process, they encountered each  other.
Although many anthropologists believe that modern humans ancestors  “wiped out” Neanderthals, it’s more likely that Neanderthals were  integrated into the human gene pool thousands of years ago during the  Upper Pleistocene era as cultural and climatic forces brought the two  groups together, said Arizona State University Professor C. Michael  Barton of the Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity and School of  Human Evolution and Social Change.
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Quite interesting.
Fun fact for subscribers: unless all of your ancestors are from Africa, you probably have Neanderthal ancestors.

deconversionmovement:

Neanderthal Demise Due to Many Influences, Including Cultural Changes

ScienceDaily (Feb. 7, 2012) — As an ice age crept upon them thousands of years ago, Neanderthals and modern human ancestors expanded their territory ranges across Asia and Europe to adapt to the changing environment. In the process, they encountered each other.

Although many anthropologists believe that modern humans ancestors “wiped out” Neanderthals, it’s more likely that Neanderthals were integrated into the human gene pool thousands of years ago during the Upper Pleistocene era as cultural and climatic forces brought the two groups together, said Arizona State University Professor C. Michael Barton of the Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity and School of Human Evolution and Social Change.

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Quite interesting.

Fun fact for subscribers: unless all of your ancestors are from Africa, you probably have Neanderthal ancestors.

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