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Living Neanderthal 'Mini-Brains' May Reveal What Makes Our Brains Special - Singularity Hub

Singularity Hub
A few years ago, working with Dr. Wieland Huttner, a developmental neuroscientist at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, the team grew brain organoids using white blood cells from humans and other apes. The brain blobs ...

Neanderthal 'mini brains' created from ancient DNA could illuminate human brain biology - Genetic Literacy Project

Genetic Literacy Project
They could demonstrate for the first time if there were meaningful differences between human and Neanderthal brain biology. “Neanderthals are the closest relatives to everyday humans, so if we should define ourselves as a group or a species it is ...

Museum of Natural History Launches New Website in Anticipation of Grand Reopening June 2 - Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Independent
The Department of Invertebrate Zoology is particularly strong in the fields of malacology and entomology, and curators have described many species previously unknown to science. The Department of Vertebrate Zoology houses vertebrate specimens from ...

Neanderthal Museum

Frankfurt Am Main - Germany

Focuses on human evolution in its entirety, from man's emergence in the African savannah right through to the present day.

The Neanderthal Museum

German museum dedicated to Neanderthal humans. Includes online exhibits, research information, and links to other hominid resources. Site is in both English and German.

United States

Illustration and information on Homo neanderthalensis, named after the Neander Valley in Germany where their fossils were first found.

United Kingdom

Website accompanying a television program covering the story of the rise and fall of one of the most successful human species that ever lived.

Wikipedia: Neanderthal
United States

Article about the Neanderthals (or Neandertals), a species of the Homo genus that inhabited Europe and parts of western Asia.

BBC Science & Nature: Neanderthal
United Kingdom

Provides information on this hominid that lived about 300,000-28,000 years ago, its description, distribution, behavior and history.

Neanderthal Code - National Geographic Channel
United States

Shows how DNA can help answer long standing questions about our closest relatives: Who were the Neanderthals? How human were they? Why did they go extinct?

Krapina: The World's Largest Neanderthal Finding Site
United States

Information about the discovery and collection of fossil remnants of the Homo sapiens neanderthalensis species found at the Husnjak hill in Krapina.

The Thylacine Museum
United States

An online museum dedicated to furthering public knowledge and interest in the Thylacine or Tasmanian tiger.

Cactus Museum
United States

Photos and notes for many species from a cactus grower in Tucson, Arizona.

Arthropod Museum
United States

Maintained by the Department of Entomology, University of Kansas. The museum houses a collection of insects and arthropods from the faunas of the Ouachita Highlands and Appalachian Mountains regions.