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“Human Ancestors”

Aug 19, 2015 09:05 AM ET // AFP
A tiny bone from the little finger of a human ancestor in East Africa is the oldest 'modern' hand bone ever found.
Aug 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Voters nearly always prefer politicians with deep voices, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Is an animal a predator, or someone’s likely dinner? The shape of its pupils can answer that question, even for humans.
Jul 23, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some like it hot, but woolly mammoths and giant sloths didn’t, helping to explain why these animals and other big beasts from the last Ice Age went extinct.
Jul 21, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The image of what the first human migration out of Africa looked like has just radically changed, with new evidence suggesting that short, ape-like humans were the first to leave.
Jul 21, 2015 01:46 PM ET // AFP
A single Siberian migration about 23,000 years ago later branched into today's distinct native American groups.
Jun 26, 2015 01:33 PM ET // AFP
400-pound Shabani is being compared to Zoolander, with its manly good looks and model poses.
Jun 22, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The finding of a cross-breed suggests that interbreeding with Neanderthals was more common than previously thought.
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