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A new survey links depression, nicotine addiction and other traits to Neanderthal genetic lineage.
Mating with Neanderthals may have helped modern humans adapt to Europe, but may have also made them more prone to allergies. Continue reading →
New fossil discoveries continue to push the known boundaries of human evolution.
The science is settled on the theory of evolution, but the politics aren't.
The history of actual Hobbit humans is like a page out of a J.R.R. Tolkien novel.
Our earliest ancestors were more like a slow furry loris than an imposing King Kong, suggests a new primate fossil found in Spain.
Fossils from 300-million years ago shed new light on the regenerative abilities of four-legged vertebrates. Continue reading →
Red meat may cause cancer, a study reported this week. But didn’t we evolve to eat it?
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