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“Prehistoric Man”

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 →
Jun 3, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Humans developed more adventurous tastes nearly 4 million years ago, but why? Continue reading →
May 10, 2013 08:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mother's Day as a holiday is only 105 years old, but moms on the human family tree date back to at least 58 million years ago.
Jul 18, 2011 11:25 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
If your heritage is non-African, you are part Neanderthal, according to a new study.
Nov 9, 2011 02:59 PM ET // Marianne English
Cooked meat delivers more energy than raw and the way it's prepared (to pound or not to pound) also makes a difference in how it's digested.
Nov 12, 2012 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our ancestors in central Africa 3.5 million years ago ate mostly tropical grasses -- only later did we develop a taste for meat.
Nov 20, 2012 03:22 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Turkey is the star food of this week, but tofu-eaters could have a better night after dinner.
Jan 7, 2011 03:53 PM ET // Jorge Ribas
The first show for 2011! Same banter, new format: instead of six science articles to vote on, now it's a head-to-head match between James and Jorge. Two stories enter, one story leaves! If this is your first exposure to the Friday News Feedbag... we're glad to have you in the club. Welcome to Feedb...
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