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“Human Ancestors”

Feb 11, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A new survey links depression, nicotine addiction and other traits to Neanderthal genetic lineage.
Dec 17, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
New fossil discoveries continue to push the known boundaries of human evolution.
Nov 18, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The history of actual Hobbit humans is like a page out of a J.R.R. Tolkien novel.
Oct 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our earliest ancestors were more like a slow furry loris than an imposing King Kong, suggests a new primate fossil found in Spain.
Oct 15, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Our ancestors slept about as many hours a night as we do, though their sleep quality was likely better.
Oct 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest unambiguous evidence for our species outside of Africa has just been discovered in China.
Oct 7, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A recently unearthed extinct human species had hands and feet adapted for a life both on the ground and in the trees.
Sep 25, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our ancestors apparently had a lot to say 2 million years ago, even if they said it quietly.
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