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Aug 20, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The reason may be that the rapid growth of the brain's outer brain — the gray matter — is constrained by the white matter.
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 →
Aug 4, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Skeletal remains found in 2004 point to a human with Down syndrome, not a new species.
Jul 28, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
New study argues against notion that Turkish family members are a backward stage in human evolution.
Jul 7, 2014 04:43 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Neanderthals may have interbred more widely than thought, if an inner ear with the species' traits are any sign.
Jul 7, 2014 12:25 PM ET
Is there anything at all useful about our skin rising up and forming goosebumps? Tara looks into the why behind this strange, all-too-common phenomena.
Jul 3, 2014 05:09 AM ET
Is something sneaking up on you? It doesn't even have to be sneaking, for us to be afraid of it. Turns out humans have closeness issues. Tara reports.
Jul 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Denisovans, a prehistoric species of human, passed beneficial DNA to Tibetans, who then helped push Denisovans to extinction. Continue reading →
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