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May 21, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two modern dog breeds share DNA with a prehistoric Siberian wolf, suggesting that the ancestry of today’s dogs runs much deeper than previously thought.
Apr 20, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Neanderthals may have gone extinct because anatomically modern humans used fire to cook their food, meaning they could get by on fewer resources.
Mar 23, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Stone tools that are half a million years old have been unearthed in Israel — and they still have traces of elephant fat clinging to them.
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.
Dec 11, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience.com
The array of consciousness-altering substances that people in the early Americas used was wider than thought.
Dec 8, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Are you struggling with your holiday shopping list? Imagine what your options may have been more than 50,000 years ago.
Nov 18, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Discovery News
Early humans dating back 17,000 years are seemingly made alive in startlingly life-like recreations.
Sep 18, 2014 11:52 AM ET // AFP
Mainstream theory was that Europeans descended from two groups: early farmers who moved into Europe and local hunter-gatherers they interbred with.
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