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Look: Ancient teeth hints at a similarity between Neanderthal and human brains

Dr. Patrick Mahoney

For all we know about the adult lives of ancient Neanderthals, we know even less about their childhoods.

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That’s because very few fossils of Neanderthal children and babies have been discovered — save for a few specimens here and there.