Reconstruction of the environment of a Neanderthal man in the mid-Paleolithic period (80,000 BC) | Xavier ROSSI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

A New Batch of Neanderthal Genome Provides Insights Into Their Complex History

The number of genetically sequenced Neanderthals has just doubled, offering a better picture of archaic human history, which eventually intersected with that of anatomically modern humans.

Inside of the Vindija Cave, Croatia | Mateja Hajdinjak
Upper molar of a male Neanderthal from Spy, Belgium | I. Crevecoeur
Bone fragment of a female Neanderthal from Vindija Cave, Croatia | Mateja Hajdinjak
Les Cottés Cave, France | Soressi/S. Schatz