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Aug 19, 2015 09:05 AM ET // AFP
A tiny bone from the little finger of a human ancestor in East Africa is the oldest 'modern' hand bone ever found.
Jul 28, 2015 09:25 AM ET // AFP
The volunteer archaeologist's find is being hailed as a major discovery.
Dec 29, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The relatively lightly built skeletons of modern humans may have been the result of a shift away from a nomadic lifestyle to a more settled one.
Aug 7, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The skeletal fragment is about 8,000 years old and may have once belonged to an infant or a small child.
Aug 5, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Foot bones more than 40 million years old, from Antarctica, reveal a creature standing more than 6 and a half feet tall.
Jul 31, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Dozens of fighters found in Denmark were collected and ritually mutilated after spending months on the battlefield, archaeologists say.
Jul 15, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A sip of unpasteurized sheep or goat's milk may have spelled doom for a medieval Italian man.
May 28, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Iron pin may have held in place a wood or bone prosthesis.
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