News tagged with modern human

Strength in numbers

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 ...

Jul 28, 2011 4.7 / 5 (16) 16 | with audio podcast

DNA evidence tells 'global story' of human history

In recent years, DNA evidence has added important new tools for scientists studying the human past. Now, a collection of reviews published by Cell Press in a special issue of Current Biology published online on February 22nd o ...

Feb 22, 2010 4.5 / 5 (10) 5 | with audio podcast