What gave us the advantage over extinct types of humans?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 12:00 in Paleontology & Archaeology

In parallel with modern man (Homo sapiens), there were other, extinct types of humans with whom we lived side by side, such as Neanderthals and the recently discovered Denisovans of Siberia. Yet only Homo sapiens survived. What was it in our genetic makeup that gave us the advantage?

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