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Jul 21, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The image of what the first human migration out of Africa looked like has just radically changed, with new evidence suggesting that short, ape-like humans were the first to leave.
Jul 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Car alarms, wailing babies and other screams share traits that lead us to pay attention and often trigger fear. Continue reading →
Jun 10, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Early Europeans and Asians looked much like they do today 5,000 years ago, except they couldn't do one thing well: drink milk.
May 27, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Murder dates back to at least the Middle Pleistocene, according to a new study that suggests early Neanderthals weren’t always a peaceful bunch.
May 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly created humanized yeast reveals how humans and yeast share genes despite being separated by a billion years of evolution.
Apr 20, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Neanderthals may have gone extinct because anatomically modern humans used fire to cook their food, meaning they could get by on fewer resources.
Apr 17, 2015 02:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's record for bodily bacterial diversity has just been shattered by a remote living tribe of healthy villagers who might be better prepared to fight off infections than we are.
Apr 15, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
White flashes and gas associated with knuckle cracking have researchers further investigating this common habit.
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