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Jan 10, 2014 03:00 AM ET //
A new study says meat wasn’t on our ancestors' plates.
Jan 7, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From big game to other humans, our ancestors ate a wide variety of foods that aren't found in grocery stores.
Jan 6, 2014 02:50 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Mexicans and other Latin Americans have a higher risk of diabetes because of a Neanderthal gene mutation.
Dec 30, 2013 03:10 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A few fragmentary bones thought to be the remains of Neanderthals actually belonged to medieval Italians.
Dec 23, 2013 09:19 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
The throat bone, which supports the root of the tongue and is needed for speech, was present in Neanderthals too.
Dec 18, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals and Denisovans bred with our ancestors and left behind their genetic heritage.
Dec 4, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
DNA analysis and new archaeological finds are allowing scientists to more accurately recreate what our early ancestors looked like.