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The Fate of the Neanderthal Species

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The Fate of the Neanderthal Species

The Fate of the Neanderthal Species

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.