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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 30, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Discovery News
New excavations at an Indonesian cave introduce more mystery into the demise of Hobbit humans.
Mar 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Mar 17, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The worldliest people on the planet could be Melanesians, according to new genetic research.
Mar 14, 2016 02:15 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals liked a bit of veg with their red meat.
Mar 9, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Turning raw ingredients into something more has played an important role in our evolution. Continue reading →
Mar 9, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our ancestors transitioned from a mostly vegetarian diet to a raw meat and starchy veg diet around 2.6 million years ago.
Feb 25, 2016 12:57 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Wisdom teeth may have shrunk during human evolution says a new finding that could lead to a new way of figuring out how closely related fossil species are to modern humans.
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