1. Dental evolutionary rates and its implications for the Neanderthal–modern human divergence  Science Advances
  2. Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago  Phys.org
  3. Neanderthals and modern humans separated as species at least 800,000 years ago  Daily Mail
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Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic.

Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago

Researchers from University College London analysed dental evolutionary rates across different hominin species, focusing on early Neanderthals.Researchers from University College London analysed dental evolutionary rates across different hominin species, focusing on early Neanderthals.

Neanderthals and modern humans separated as species at least 800,000 years ago | Daily Mail Online

Research suggests the effects of long-distant interspecies breeding finds expression in modern skulls. Dyani Lewis reports.Research suggests the effects of long-distant interspecies breeding finds expression in modern skulls. Dyani Lewis reports.

Neanderthal genes influence human head shape | Cosmos

Gene variants acquired through interbreeding give some people more elongated brains.Gene variants acquired through interbreeding give some people more elongated brains.

How Neanderthal DNA might have shaped some human brains