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“Human Ancestors”

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.
Nov 13, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Stone Age prints were found alongside a system of fishing weirs.
Nov 7, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
There is a surprising genetic unity between the earliest known Europeans and contemporary Europeans, ancient DNA reveals.
Oct 27, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Neanderthals disappeared from Europe 40,000 years ago, about the same time as the region's biggest volcanic blast. But don't blame the volcano.
Oct 22, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Hobbit Human descended from the more-ancient, pre-human group Australopithecus, argues one of the world's leading anthropologists. Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A Siberian man who was part human and part Neanderthal is shedding light on when Africans first successfully settled in Europe and Asia...and mated with Neanderthals who were already living there. Continue reading →
Oct 21, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our ancestor's ability to survive the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs could have important medical applications that one day could help a manned trip to Mars.
Sep 27, 2014 08:00 AM ET // ABC Science News
New evidence suggests that refined stone weapons were developed in Armenia about 325,000 years ago.
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