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“Neanderthals”

Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Mar 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Mar 17, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The worldliest people on the planet could be Melanesians, according to new genetic research.
Mar 14, 2016 02:15 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals liked a bit of veg with their red meat.
Feb 17, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A Neanderthal woman from Siberia with human DNA may suggest we should no longer consider Neanderthals separate from the human race.
Feb 11, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A new survey links depression, nicotine addiction and other traits to Neanderthal genetic lineage.
Jan 9, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Mating with Neanderthals may have helped modern humans adapt to Europe, but may have also made them more prone to allergies. Continue reading →
Oct 26, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Red meat may cause cancer, a study reported this week. But didn’t we evolve to eat it?
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