1. Neanderthals plagued by lifelong earache ‘because they foraged in cold water’, experts claim  The Irish Sun
  2. Neanderthals commonly suffered from 'swimmer's ear'  EurekAlert
  3. Neanderthal's Got 'Surfer's Ear' A Lot, Study Says - D-brief  Discover Magazine
  4. Neanderthals spent a surprising amount of time underwater  New Scientist News
  5. Neanderthals also got 'surfer's ear,' suggesting they liked to fish  Phys.org
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BONE experts think that Neanderthals would have commonly suffered from the commonly painful condition 'swimmer's ear'. This is according to a new study that focused on abnormal bony growths in the ear canals of 77 ancient humans.BONE experts think that Neanderthals would have commonly suffered from the commonly painful condition ‘swimmer’s ear’. This is according to a new study that focused on abnormal bo…

Neanderthals plagued by lifelong earache 'because they foraged in cold water', experts claim

What do surfers, kayakers and Neanderthals have in common?

Neanderthals also got 'surfer's ear,' suggesting they liked to fish

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What do surfers, kayakers and Neanderthals have in common? New research published Wednesday revealed that abnormal bony growths in the ear canal, also called "surfer's ear" and often seen in people who take part in water sports in colder climates, occurred frequently in our ancient cousinsWhat do surfers, kayakers and Neanderthals have in common? New research published Wednesday revealed that abnormal bony growths in the ear canal, also called "surfer's ear" and often seen in people who take part in water sports in colder climates, occurred frequently in our ancient cousins

Neanderthals also got 'surfer's ear,' suggesting they liked to fish

Neanderthals were much more commonly affected by ear infections than modern humans.Neanderthals were much more commonly affected by ear infections than modern humans.

Many Neanderthals had 'swimmer's ear'

Washington University examined well-preserved ear canals in the remains of 77 ancient humans, including Neanderthals and early modern humans from the Middle to Late Pleistocene Epoch.Washington University examined well-preserved ear canals in the remains of 77 ancient humans, including Neanderthals and early modern humans from the Middle to Late Pleistocene Epoch.

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