Were Neanderthals smooching humans? A tiny ‘time capsule’ says yes.

Researchers say a tiny “time capsule” aka the teeth of Neanderthals, offers more than a few surprises. Bacterium trapped in their ancient plaque still dwells inside human mouths today, which suggests they shared microbes – and spit – with humans, according to a new study.   The Post’s Sarah Kaplan caught up with Keith Dobney, a professor of human paleoecology […]