Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology
DNA from cave dirt now tells us how ancient humans lived

Prabir Purkayastha talks about how researchers were able to unearth Neanderthal DNA by excavating cave floors.

How breeding with Neanderthals aided modern human fertility

A recent study found that Neanderthal genes can confer greater fertility in humans. According to the study, every third woman in Europe carries the gene inherited from the Neanderthals