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Mar 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Mar 21, 2016 02:25 PM ET // Naomi O'Leary, AFP
Analysis of the find has provided evidence of human existence in Ireland 2,500 years earlier than previously thought.
Mar 9, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our ancestors transitioned from a mostly vegetarian diet to a raw meat and starchy veg diet around 2.6 million years ago.
Feb 16, 2016 10:16 AM ET // AFP
Fossils of tiny human found on a remote island are not of homo sapiens, says a new study in the contentious debate around the 'hobbit' origins. Continue reading →
Jan 9, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Mating with Neanderthals may have helped modern humans adapt to Europe, but may have also made them more prone to allergies. Continue reading →
Dec 21, 2015 07:40 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A 5,000-year-old tomb passage in Ireland can do a neat trick, but only a few people are lucky enough to see it. Continue reading →
Sep 15, 2015 01:45 PM ET //
Debris found on an ancient grindstone turns out to be oatmeal.
Jul 21, 2015 01:46 PM ET // AFP
A single Siberian migration about 23,000 years ago later branched into today's distinct native American groups.
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