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Feb 26, 2015 02:45 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A single gene may have paved the way for the rise of human intelligence by dramatically increasing the number of brain cells found in a key brain region.
Jan 28, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The remains of an ancient Israeli female strongly suggests that Neanderthals and Homo sapiens first met and mated in Israel.
Jan 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The human history plot thickens with the discovery of a new archaic human from Taiwan that might have coexisted and interbred with our species.
Jan 27, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
Jan 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some of the earliest members of our family tree were able to do relatively sophisticated tasks with their hands.
Jan 13, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Tool bad and Tool good might have been some of the first sentences spoken by our early ancestors, research concludes.
Dec 29, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The relatively lightly built skeletons of modern humans may have been the result of a shift away from a nomadic lifestyle to a more settled one.
Dec 3, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Get an up-close look at what may be the earliest art ever found.
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