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Neanderthals and Modern Humans Diverged Earlier than Thought: Study

The Scientist - Wed 15 May 19

Fossil records show that the most recent shared ancestor with modern humans may have lived at least 800,000 years ago.

Neanderthals and modern humans parted company earlier than thought

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 15 May 19

Tooth study pushes back the last common ancestor by around 400,000 years. Andrew Masterson reports.

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought?

Newscientist - Wed 15 May 19

An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago

Fossil teeth push the human-Neandertal split back to about 1 million years ago

ScienceNews - Wed 15 May 19

A study of fossilized teeth shifts the age of the last common ancestor between Neandertals and humans.

Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago

Phys.org - Wed 15 May 19

Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic.

Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, research on teeth shows, ScienceDaily - Wed 15 May 19
Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, Eurekalert - Wed 15 May 19

Tooth Analysis Suggests Neanderthals and Modern Humans Split Apart Far Earlier Than We Thought

Gizmodo - Fri 17 May 19

Dental evidence suggests Neanderthals and modern humans diverged from a common ancestor around 800,000 years ago—hundreds of thousands of years earlier than standard estimates. The finding ...

Humans and Neanderthals Evolved from a Mystery Common Ancestor, Huge Analysis Suggests

Livescience - Fri 17 May 19

Modern humans and Neanderthals may have diverged a long, long time ago, at least 800,000 years back.

Humans and Neanderthals diverged at least 800,000 years ago, new teeth study shows

ZME Science - Thu 16 May 19

This just goes to show how complex our evolutionary history really is.

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests

USA today - Wed 15 May 19

A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        

Neanderthals and modern humans separated as species at least 800,000 years ago

Daily Mail - Wed 15 May 19

Researchers from University College London analysed dental evolutionary rates across different hominin species, focusing on early Neanderthals.

Neanderthals, Modern Humans Diverged at Least 800,000 Years Ago

Laboratory Equipment - Fri 17 May 19

NewsNeanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates.Contributed Author: University College LondonTopics: Archaeology

Ancient teeth suggest Neanderthals, modern humans diverged 800,000 years ago

UPI - Thu 16 May 19

Neanderthals and modern humans diverged earlier than previously thought, according to a new survey of ancient teeth.