Neandertal man


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Noun1.Neandertal man - extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western AsiaNeandertal man - extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia
genus Homo - type genus of the family Hominidae
human, human being, homo, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
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Isotopic biogeochemistry (13C, 15N) of fossil vertebrate collagen: application to the study of a past food web including Neandertal man.
Sequencing the complete genome of a woolly mammoth that died 60,000 years ago or a Neandertal man who lived 40,000 years ago could reveal new details about prehistoric populations, their genetic diversity, how they changed through time and how they are related to species living today.
Host Victoria Bruce visits the 454 Sequencing Center and asks: What can DNA from a more than 30,000-year-old Neandertal man tell us about ourselves?