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Mike ODonnell
09-10-2008, 09:15 AM
Live fast, die young—this is how our closest relatives the Neanderthals were traditionally thought to progress through life.

But a new study of Neanderthal skeletons suggests the species grew quickly but reached sexual maturity later than so-called modern humans—and quite possibly survived to a ripe old age.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/09/080908-neanderthal-brain.html

Scott Kustes
09-11-2008, 06:42 AM
So you have hopes of living long MOD....good news for you. :D

Allen Yeh
09-11-2008, 08:41 AM
So easy even a caveman can do it....