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“Human Ancestors”

Nov 18, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Discovery News
Early humans dating back 17,000 years are seemingly made alive in startlingly life-like recreations.
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.
Oct 22, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Hobbit Human descended from the more-ancient, pre-human group Australopithecus, argues one of the world's leading anthropologists. Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A Siberian man who was part human and part Neanderthal is shedding light on when Africans first successfully settled in Europe and Asia...and mated with Neanderthals who were already living there. Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2014 08:00 AM ET // ABC Science News
New evidence suggests that refined stone weapons were developed in Armenia about 325,000 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 28, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The petite Dorset people went extinct before the Vikings arrived and never mixed with Inuit or Eskimo peoples.
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 →
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