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Ancient teeth from Italy suggest that the arrival of modern humans in Western Europe coincided with the demise of Neanderthals.
The prominence of the chin may simply be a side effect of the rest of the face evolving to be smaller.
While the Dutch keep growing taller, people in the United States appear to be shrinking. The findings of a new study may explain.
Analysis of a man who lived in Washington state some 9,000 years ago reveal he didn't eat game meat, but stuck mostly to seafood. Why? Continue reading →
The findings focus on a skeleton which represents a species in the same group as Lucy, known as Australopithecus.
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa.
Some 80,000 years before our species arrived in Europe, Neanderthals there were making eye-catching jewelry.
The very first human dates to at least 2.3 million years ago, a new study concludes, suggesting that the origins of our genus could go back 3 million years ago.
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