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“Prehistoric Man”

Oct 22, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Hobbit Human descended from the more-ancient, pre-human group Australopithecus, argues one of the world's leading anthropologists. Continue reading →
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.
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