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Nov 18, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The history of actual Hobbit humans is like a page out of a J.R.R. Tolkien novel.
Oct 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our earliest ancestors were more like a slow furry loris than an imposing King Kong, suggests a new primate fossil found in Spain.
Oct 27, 2015 07:30 AM ET // Laine Bergeson
Fossils from 300-million years ago shed new light on the regenerative abilities of four-legged vertebrates. Continue reading →
Oct 26, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Red meat may cause cancer, a study reported this week. But didn’t we evolve to eat it?
Oct 22, 2015 09:24 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Ear wiggling muscles are an example of remnants of evolution that once had a purpose but no longer do.
Oct 21, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Punching cadaver arms support the theory that men’s hands evolved, not only for dexterity, but also for fist fighting.
Oct 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest unambiguous evidence for our species outside of Africa has just been discovered in China.
Oct 7, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A recently unearthed extinct human species had hands and feet adapted for a life both on the ground and in the trees.
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