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News: Human evolution
Excavations, Willendorf II. Photo: The Willendorf Project, Philip R. Nigst and Bence Viola.
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by Archaeology Newsroom

They weren’t wimps

How modern humans, like Neanderthals, braved the northern cold

Recent finds at Willendorf in Austria reveal that modern humans were living in cool steppe-like conditions some 43,500 years ago – and that their presence overlapped with that of Neanderthals for far longer than we thought.

See more at: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/they-werent-wimps-how-modern-humans-like-neanderthals-braved-the-northern-cold

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1. University of Cambridge