1. Neanderthals commonly suffered from 'swimmer's ear'  Science Daily
  2. Neanderthals plagued by lifelong earache ‘because they foraged in cold water’, experts claim  The Sun
  3. Neanderthals spent a surprising amount of time underwater  New Scientist News
  4. Neanderthals got 'surfer's ear' too, study says  CNN
  5. Neanderthals commonly suffered from 'swimmer's ear'  Phys.org
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Abnormal bony growths in the ear canal were surprisingly common in Neanderthals, according to a study published August 14, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Erik Trinkaus of Washington University ...

Neanderthals commonly suffered from 'swimmer's ear'

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