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Aug 4, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Skeletal remains found in 2004 point to a human with Down syndrome, not a new species.
Jul 28, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
New study argues against notion that Turkish family members are a backward stage in human evolution.
Jul 7, 2014 04:43 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Neanderthals may have interbred more widely than thought, if an inner ear with the species' traits are any sign.
Jun 25, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A look at 50,000-year-old Neanderthal poop in Spain shows these early humans were omnivorous.
Jun 19, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
Jun 16, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
A herpes virus that infects humans originated in chimpanzees before it jumped into early human ancestors, according to a new study.
Jun 9, 2014 07:05 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human faces look the way they do today because our ancestors fought a lot, according to a new theory bolstered by an analysis of our skull bones. Continue reading →
May 27, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Human muscle metabolites diverged from chimpanzees even more than human brain metabolites.
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