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Nov 18, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Annalee Newitz, iO9
Roughly 9,000 years ago, humans had mastered farming to the point where food was plentiful. Then, abruptly, these proto-cities were abandoned for millennia.
Aug 20, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians.  Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Ancient hunter-gatherers from the area that is now Morocco had cavities and missing teeth, a new study finds.
Apr 11, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two million years ago in South Africa, a cross between humans and apes walked with a pigeon-toed gait, ate mostly veggies and spent a lot of time swinging in the trees.
Mar 27, 2013 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A neanderthal skeleton unearthed in Italy shows interbreeding with humans, the first such known hybrid.
Mar 12, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthal brains focused more on vision and movement, leaving less room for cognition related to social networking.
Nov 14, 2012 09:40 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Now that we have the Classic Mayan's example to learn from, along with all sorts of other advanced scientific understanding of human effects on the planet, can we do any better?
Nov 28, 2012 11:39 AM ET // Tim Wall
Starting around 2,250 years ago, the presence of people's poo painted a picture of human population changes around a northern Norwegian lake.
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