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Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, significantly earlier than currently thought, according to new study based on analysing how the teeth of ancient fossils evolved instead of relying on genetic techniques.
A lost tribe once walked the Earth alongside Neanderthals and humans. Their genetic legacy still lingers within us. But we know next to nothing about this mysterious race. And our hopes of finding out more comes down to a single Siberian cave.