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Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Mar 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Jul 16, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Following the financial crisis in Greece, some wonder if digital currency might be a better option than euros.
Jun 10, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Early Europeans and Asians looked much like they do today 5,000 years ago, except they couldn't do one thing well: drink milk.
Apr 7, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
While the Dutch keep growing taller, people in the United States appear to be shrinking. The findings of a new study may explain.
Dec 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
Nov 7, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
There is a surprising genetic unity between the earliest known Europeans and contemporary Europeans, ancient DNA reveals.
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.
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