Neandertals' Speech and Language Similar To Our Modern Languages

16/07/2013 09:12 - A new study presents the evidence that Neandertals, Denisovans and contemporary modern humans shared a similar capacity for modern language, speech and culture.

The Neanderthals - our closest cousins -have fascinated both the academic world and the general public ever since their discovery almost 200 years ago.

They were even much more similar to us than imagined even a decade ago.

But did they have anything like modern speech and language? [Read more] ...