How Do You Tell a Neanderthal From a Denisovan?Thursday 16th December 2021
How Do You Tell a Neanderthal From a Denisovan?
For some time, we’ve know how Neanderthals differ from modern humans. Their faces stuck out more and they were a little shorter and broader. They had bigger brains than Homo sapiens, and longer arms. But there aren’t enough Denisovan bones to draw many conclusions about what they looked like.
“There are so few bones that have been sequenced and are known to be Densiovan that we just don’t know about the Denisovan skeleton,” Rogers says.