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The petite Dorset people went extinct before the Vikings arrived and never mixed with Inuit or Eskimo peoples.
Ancient Paleolithic people in Spain ate snails as part of their regular diet, new research suggests.
Skeletal remains found in 2004 point to a human with Down syndrome, not a new species.
New study argues against notion that Turkish family members are a backward stage in human evolution.
Neanderthals may have interbred more widely than thought, if an inner ear with the species' traits are any sign.
A look at 50,000-year-old Neanderthal poop in Spain shows these early humans were omnivorous.
Neanderthals and modern humans shared an ancestor, so why did the two groups wind up looking so different from each other? A new find helps explain that and more. Continue reading →
A herpes virus that infects humans originated in chimpanzees before it jumped into early human ancestors, according to a new study.
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