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Oct 26, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Red meat may cause cancer, a study reported this week. But didn’t we evolve to eat it?
Sep 15, 2015 01:45 PM ET //
Debris found on an ancient grindstone turns out to be oatmeal.
Aug 19, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
People have long debated whether the red pictographs of Utah's Black Dragon Canyon are images of humans and animals, or a large winged monster.
Jun 8, 2015 03:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists exploring a cave on the shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake have unearthed hundreds of carved sticks, hoops, dice and darts dating back to about 700 years ago.
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.
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