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Nov 12, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Reaching a ripe old age seems to have little to do with lifestyle and a lot to do with genes, concludes a new study on 17 of the oldest people on the planet. Continue reading →
Nov 3, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
Some experts say it's only a matter of time before runners pull off what previously seemed unthinkable: finishing a marathon in less than 2 hours.
Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The forensics of movie monsters reveals that most popular Halloween and horror film characters aren't fearsome. They're just not feeling well. Continue reading →
Oct 24, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Ancient humans found with red hair weren't necessarily redheads in life, but may have acquired their carrot tops after death, a new study finds.
Oct 22, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A Siberian man who was part human and part Neanderthal is shedding light on when Africans first successfully settled in Europe and Asia...and mated with Neanderthals who were already living there. Continue reading →
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.
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