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“Human Ancestors”

Apr 27, 2016 08:59 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The calcite-encrusted face of a Neanderthal who lived 150,000 years ago has come alive as researchers reconstructed a hyper-realistic model of his face and body. Continue reading →
Apr 27, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Humans were both hunters and the hunted 500,000 years ago, suggests the gory remains of one unfortunate individual. Continue reading →
Apr 13, 2016 10:29 AM ET // AFP
The cave drawings in the Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, France may be taking back the crown for the oldest animal paintings on Earth.
Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Mar 30, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Discovery News
New excavations at an Indonesian cave introduce more mystery into the demise of Hobbit humans.
Mar 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Mar 17, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The worldliest people on the planet could be Melanesians, according to new genetic research.
Mar 14, 2016 02:15 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals liked a bit of veg with their red meat.
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