"Fire was presumed to be the domain of Homo sapiens but now we know that other ancient humans like Neanderthals could create it," says Daniel Adler, associate professor in anthropology.
Neanderthals used resin 'glue' to craft their stone tools. Ethnographic evidence indicates that resin, which dries when exposed to air, is generally warmed by exposure to a small fire thus softened to be molded and pushed in position in the haft.
Using computer simulations to discover where Neanderthals lived. Archaeologist Fulco Sherjon has used computer simulations to identify where and how Neanderthals lived in West Europe. What stood out was that they probably had lots of children and…
All skeletons showed consistent similarities with modern precision-grip group. Neanderthals were until quite recently often seen as simple-minded savages – powerful hunters with a short attention span.