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May 27, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The early human species lived in Ethiopia 3.3 to 3.5 million years ago.
May 27, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Murder dates back to at least the Middle Pleistocene, according to a new study that suggests early Neanderthals weren’t always a peaceful bunch.
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.
May 20, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known stone toolkit could write a whole new chapter in the book of human evolution, especially since the tools were not even made by our genus.
May 13, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
It's not easy to stomach the fact that humans and our ancestors practiced cannibalism for hundreds of thousands of years.
May 6, 2015 03:02 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A simple organism found at the bottom of the ocean had the tools to give rise to life as complex as we are. Continue reading →
Apr 27, 2015 03:15 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
People with lower back issues have spines indistinguishable from a chimp's, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Apr 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Ancient teeth from Italy suggest that the arrival of modern humans in Western Europe coincided with the demise of Neanderthals.
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