New Video on Neanderthal-Human Comparison Including Neanderthal Documentary

I’ve just created a new video on YouTube comparing modern humans and Neanderthals and including a UNESCO documentary. YouTube has an impressive feature which lets you remix videos. The videos need to have a Creative Commons License and a relatively small percentage of the videos on YouTube fit this criterion. However UNESCO have been particularly generous in this regards and have assigned a Creative Commons license to many of their videos to facilitate this approach (see Appendix). The Neanderthals were a distinct species and the evidence suggests that they interbred with our ancestors at several points and contribute to about 5% of our genome. The story of human-Neanderthal interactions is complex but increasingly elucidated by archaeological studies.

Appendix – Related Posts

#3 Ways UNESCO Made it Easier to Understand Human History

Did Neanderthals Teach Our Human Ancestors the Art of Cave Painting?

Review of John Hawks Blog

July 2011 News: Neanderthals in the News

What are the Implications of the Sequencing of the Neanderthal Genome?

A Draft Sequence of the Neanderthal Genome: Review Part 5

A Draft Sequence of the Neanderthal Genome: Review Part 4

A Draft Sequence of the Neanderthal Genome: Review Part 3

A Draft Sequence of the Neanderthal Genome: Review Part 2

A Draft Sequence of the Neanderthal Genome: Review Part 1

News Round-Up: May 2010. Neanderthal Special

Were Neanderthals Smarter than us?

Were Neanderthals Smarter than us? Update 26th August 2008

Book Review: The Humans Who Went Extinct

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