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“Human Ancestors”

Feb 11, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A new survey links depression, nicotine addiction and other traits to Neanderthal genetic lineage.
Jan 29, 2016 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An enormous bird with eggs the size of cantaloupes lived a long and successful life in Australia -- until hungry humans arrived. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2016 08:36 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Remains found in Kenya of a slaughter from 10,000 years ago suggests warfare may have existed even before humans began agriculture.
Dec 17, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
New fossil discoveries continue to push the known boundaries of human evolution.
Nov 18, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The history of actual Hobbit humans is like a page out of a J.R.R. Tolkien novel.
Oct 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our earliest ancestors were more like a slow furry loris than an imposing King Kong, suggests a new primate fossil found in Spain.
Oct 15, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Our ancestors slept about as many hours a night as we do, though their sleep quality was likely better.
Oct 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest unambiguous evidence for our species outside of Africa has just been discovered in China.
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