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Aug 20, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The recognition means Japan is now home to the world's oldest man and woman, with 116-year-old Misao Okawa of Osaka taking the female honors.
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 →
Aug 20, 2014 05:05 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Ancient Paleolithic people in Spain ate snails as part of their regular diet, new research suggests.
Jul 12, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Genelle Weule, ABC Science
Oral histories reveal that Aboriginal language groups have uses specific stars to remember waypoints while traveling.
Jun 19, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals and modern humans shared an ancestor, so why did the two groups wind up looking so different from each other? A new find helps explain that and more. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2014 07:05 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human faces look the way they do today because our ancestors fought a lot, according to a new theory bolstered by an analysis of our skull bones. Continue reading →
Jun 2, 2014 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Unborn fetuses have an unusual reaction when mom's stressed: They touch their faces with their left hand. Continue reading →
May 28, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
More than 50 percent of the world's 671 million obese people live in these 10 countries. Continue reading →
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