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Did Neanderthals Go Extinct Because Of The Size Of Their Brains?

Did Neanderthals Go Extinct Because Of The Size Of Their Brains?

Using computers and MRI scans, researchers have created the most detailed reconstruction of a Neanderthal brain to date, offering new insights into the social and cognitive abilities of these extinct humans. But as to whether these characteristics were responsible for their ultimate demise remains an open question.