Latest update: 28/07/2010
Our Neanderthal ancestors
You've probably heard of the Neanderthals, the pre-human species that walked the earth until around 30,000 years ago. For a long time, they've been portrayed as grunting beasts. And the belief has been that we humans developed separately from the Neanderthals. But now, there's new research to suggest that there's a little bit of Neanderthal in all of us.