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“evolution”

Sep 2, 2014 05:34 AM ET
In a growth race between toenails and fingernails, fingers win every time. Why would evolution make that happen?
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.
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