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Paleoanthropologist Antonio Rosas sits beside the skeleton of a Neanderthal child. | Andrés Diaz-CSIC Communication
Archaeology

Neanderthal Boy Found in Spanish Cave Was Human-Like, but With a Larger Brain

Neanderthals were brainier than modern humans, and new research helps to explain how these early hominids evolved so much brain power.

Skeleton of a Neanderthal boy recovered from El Sidrón Cave in Asturias, Spain | Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC
Researchers working inside El Sidrón Cave in Asturias, Spain | Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC