Neanderthal remains of 8-year-old boy reveal secrets of the large brain

Photo of Neanderthal remains of 8-year-old boy reveal secrets of the large brain
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The remains of a young Neanderthal boy are helping shed light on how Neanderthals developed such large brains (larger than that of modern humans, in fact). According to the study, these larger brains were likely due to longer growth periods. Such a conclusion was made by analyzing the largely complete and well-preserved skeletal remains of a Neanderthal child estimated to … Continue reading
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