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May 25, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals built some of the world's earliest constructions, which were just found deep in a French cave.
May 10, 2016 05:10 AM ET
From the earliest cave drawings to the first bestsellers, written communication was an essential tool that helped mankind prosper.
Mar 14, 2016 12:31 PM ET
We modern humans have hair in a few seemingly useless places, but we were a LOT furrier in our evolutionary past. DNews examines why we ditched so much of our body hair.
Jan 8, 2016 12:13 PM ET
Cannibalism is one of our biggest taboos, with good reason. For starters, it's gross, and for other starters, it's a fast track to some gnarly diseases. However, that's not to say early man didn't eat, er, other early men.
Apr 20, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Neanderthals may have gone extinct because anatomically modern humans used fire to cook their food, meaning they could get by on fewer resources.
Dec 8, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Are you struggling with your holiday shopping list? Imagine what your options may have been more than 50,000 years ago.
Sep 18, 2014 11:52 AM ET // AFP
Mainstream theory was that Europeans descended from two groups: early farmers who moved into Europe and local hunter-gatherers they interbred with.
Aug 20, 2014 05:05 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Ancient Paleolithic people in Spain ate snails as part of their regular diet, new research suggests.
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