The Fate of the Neanderthal Species NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Ira Flatow, host of NPR's Talk of the Nation Science Friday, about the fate of the Neanderthals. The species vanished about 30,000 years ago -- and now scientists think they have finally figured out why.
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The Fate of the Neanderthal Species

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The Fate of the Neanderthal Species

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The Fate of the Neanderthal Species

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NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Ira Flatow, host of NPR's Talk of the Nation Science Friday, about the fate of the Neanderthals. The species vanished about 30,000 years ago — and now scientists think they have finally figured out why.