Ancient Neanderthals Organized Their Homes Like Modern Humans

December 3, 2013 12:32 PM

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As scientists delve into the ancient past of Neanderthals, they're finding more and more similarities between them and humans. Now, they've discovered that Neanderthals once organized their living spaces in ways that would be familiar to modern humans.

"There has been this idea that Neanderthals did not have an organized use of space, something that has always been attributed to humans," said Julien Riel-Salvatore, one of the researchers, in a news release. "But we found that Neanderthals did not just throw their stuff everywhere but in fact were ...

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