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May 18, 2016 08:56 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
A new model shows the average minimum number of relationships that need to be maintained by individuals to form cooperative groups.
Jan 8, 2016 12:13 PM ET
Cannibalism is one of our biggest taboos, with good reason. For starters, it's gross, and for other starters, it's a fast track to some gnarly diseases. However, that's not to say early man didn't eat, er, other early men.
Jul 27, 2015 09:58 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
An isolated tribe living in the Amazon rainforest will soon be contacted by the Peruvian government for their own safety.Isolated Amazon Tribe
Mar 20, 2015 06:10 AM ET
For many years, indigenous tribes in remote regions of Ecuador struggled to get access to vital medical care. But a single mobile surgical unit is changing all of that.
Mar 16, 2015 09:23 AM ET
The Shipibo Indians, of Peru, perform a ritual that connects them more closely to shapes and patterns that later manifest in their work: the consumption of ayahuasca, a powerful plant hallucinogen.
Sep 12, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science Contributor
An apparent missionary and other outsiders are shown giving clothes and other gifts to children from an isolated indigenous tribe.
Aug 28, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The petite Dorset people went extinct before the Vikings arrived and never mixed with Inuit or Eskimo peoples.
Aug 15, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science Contributor
Pushed out of their home territory by violence, a second wave of people who had been living in voluntary isolation in the Amazon rainforest has made contact with villagers in Brazil.
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