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“Prehistoric Man”

Oct 15, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Our ancestors slept about as many hours a night as we do, though their sleep quality was likely better.
May 27, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The early human species lived in Ethiopia 3.3 to 3.5 million years ago.
Jan 27, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
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.
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