A new study has revealed that burying the deceased was a behavior shared by our Neanderthal cousins.
New evidence suggests that Neanderthals may have taught our ancestors how to make some types of tools.
Scientists have discovered signs of bone cancer in the 120,000-year-old remains of a Neanderthal.
The ancestors of modern humans may have hunted down Neanderthals and used them as a food source.
A new study of Neanderthal skulls has suggested that their large eyes may have been their downfall.
A new theory suggests that an inability to catch rabbits for food may have hastened their extinction.
According to British archaeologist Steven Mithen, Neanderthals used music to help them communicate.
Stories of a species of 'wild man' have been coming out of Central Asia and Mongolia for years.
Neanderthal seafarers may have ventured to the Mediterranean islands more than 12,000 years ago.
A new study casts doubt on the idea that our ancient ancestors would have interbred with Neanderthals.
New research has suggested that Neanderthals may have created cave paintings before modern humans.
Early man used dogs to help them compete with the Neanderthals as far back as 32,000 years ago.
It is thought that neanderthals may have been the first to build structures using mammoth bones.
Neanderthals may have been more of a victim of their own adaptability than to competition from humans.
Burial ground believed to contain Neanderthal remains sheds light on their burial customs.
Prehistoric bird remains found in a cave suggest their feathers would have been once used for decoration.
A new study has compared neanderthals and modern humans to see how they'd perform in a race.
A new study has revealed that neanderthals were quite adept at cooking and eating vegetables.
Today's humans could actually be part neanderthal claims a new study suggesting neanderthals mated with our ancestors.
New research conducted by Professor Joao Zilhao and colleagues places the extinction of the neanderthals at 37,000 years ago.