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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP03 Dec 2012 11:41 a.m. PST

Interesting article about how humans develop lethal technology to extint other humans.



Jovian1 Inactive Member03 Dec 2012 12:00 p.m. PST

Who says we are extinct? Just because we evolved and interbred, doesn't mean we are extinct.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP03 Dec 2012 12:56 p.m. PST

So happy to know that some Neanderthals had survived! (smile).


tauwarlord196 Inactive Member03 Dec 2012 8:33 p.m. PST

Technically Neanderthals arent human (Homo Sapian)

They are humanoids though I suppose

Toshach Sponsoring Member of TMP Inactive Member03 Dec 2012 9:11 p.m. PST

I think Neanderthals are now considered to be "human." I believe they are classified as "Homo sapiens," and we are now classified as "Homo sapien sapiens." I suspect this is because they believe that Neanderthals and Cro Magnons were capable of generating viable offspring together. Who knows. It's been a while since I've read anything on hominid classifications. But as the article indicates they definately killed each other in very tehnologicqally clever ways.

Cerdic Supporting Member of TMP03 Dec 2012 11:45 p.m. PST

Latest genetic studies suggest that modern non-African humans have about 3 to 4 percent Neanderthal genes.

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