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

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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 could finally reveal the provenance of our shared ancestry, but some experts say the new evidence is unconvincing.

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https://gizmodo.com/tooth-analysis-suggests-neanderthals-and-modern-humans-1834852081