Ancient humans interbred with other species

Our ancient human ancestors interbred with other early hominids as well as Neanderthals, new research indicates.       

Why SETI is a waste of time

So the Allen Telescope Array is back online, courtesy of the SETI Institute and wealthy American philanthropists like Paul Allen, Larry Niven and Jodie Foster. But here's why SETI is an utter waste of time.

Non-Africans really are part-Neanderthal, says team

New genetic research appears to confirm that the ancestors of modern non-Africans interbred with Neanderthals.

Neanderthal genome sequenced - and they interbred with us

Scientists have sequenced the complete Neanderthal genome, and discovered that modern humans are as much as two percent Neanderthal ourselves, thanks to comparatively recent interbreeding.