"Did Climate Cause the Neanderthals' Extinction?"
13 Sep, 2007 10:36 am
A new study published today in Nature pinpoints the climatic background at the time of the Neanderthals' disappearance in Europe some time around 24,000 years ago. Dr Katerina Harvati, co-author of the study, answers Scitizen's questions.
How do you explain their extinction?
How did you come to that conclusion?
Katerina Harvati is a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Interview by Clementine Fullias
Tzedakis P., et al, Relics: Pinpointing the end of Neanderthals, Nature, September 13