Tag Archive: Neanderthals

Mar 14 2013

Poor Neanderthals!


Scientists have been giving many possible reasons for the extinction of the Neanderthals. The latest theory is, Neanderthals died out because of their vision-centered brains. They had larger eyes than us. Their brains worked more for seeing things during long dark winter in Europe. Our brains worked more for social networks.

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Jan 21 2013

To give birth to Neanderthal man? Why not?

George Church, a genetics professor at Harvard Medical School, seeks an adventurous-woman who is interested in giving birth to a Neanderthal baby. George Church’s arguments for the recreation of Neanderthals: 1. Neanderthals were in fact a highly intelligent race and they could be recreated through modern medicine. 2. We can clone all kinds of mammals, …

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