Neanderthals may have mostly died out before Homo sapiens came to Europe

An updated radiocarbon dating technique has thrown our conceptions of when Neanderthals died out into question. A new paper in PNAS is suggesting that Neanderthals disappeared considerably earlier than previously thought — a resetting of the anthropological clock that calls into question whether our human ancestors… »2/05/13 7:00pm2/05/13 7:00pm