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Could Neanderthals, long thought to be unable to vocalize, actually talk to each other? Trace is here to tell you about a tiny bone found in Neanderthals and modern humans that might hold the answer.
The ancestors of Native Americans may have lived on and around the Bering Strait for about 10,000 years before streaming into the Americas.
Without protective fur to safeguard against sun damage, our ancestors went from pale-skinned to dark-skinned.
Climate may have caused the near-extinction of Neanderthals long before modern humans came to be, new research shows. Continue reading →
The footprints were left by ancient humans some 800,000 years ago.
A 14th-century outbreak of plague known as the Black Death may have caused Europeans and Roma people to evolve to look more similar.
Mating with Neanderthals led to major changes in humans, affecting everything from skin color to disease predisposition, traits we still see today.
Long before there were farmers in Europe there were dark-skinned, blue-eyed hunter-gatherers who had surprisingly modern immunities to diseases.
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