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“human evolution”

Mar 25, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Does the exploding use of exclamation marks indicate the end of the linguistic world as we know it? Not necessarily.
Mar 12, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
As the dead return in TV's latest water-cooler drama, we look at the history of the resurrection story.
Feb 25, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Without protective fur to safeguard against sun damage, our ancestors went from pale-skinned to dark-skinned.
Feb 13, 2014 11:47 AM ET
The discovery of the earliest-known human footprints outside Africa leads to a big question: How does carbon dating work? Trace is here to tell you all about carbon dating and other ways we can know the age of an object or fossil.
Feb 11, 2014 06:13 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Strange, elongated skulls found in South America are spawning theories about unknown humans and aliens. But why?
Jan 30, 2014 12:29 PM ET
From humans to monkeys to lizards to frogs, every known species, both living and extinct, with a jaw and a backbone has paired limbs! Trace discusses how our stomachs could be the reason why many species evolved into creatures with four appendages.
Oct 17, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known population of humans outside of Africa has been found, with huge implications that could erase species from the human family tree.
May 4, 2012 03:58 PM ET // Trace Dominguez
Are humans are still evolving? Would you take a ride on the Titanic II? Did you read the documents decoded from an al Qaeda porn video? Get it all in This Week in Discovery News!