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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.
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 →
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