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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.
Jun 18, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The finding is sure to reignite a long and bitter battle over the ultimate fate of the skeleton.
Jun 10, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Early Europeans and Asians looked much like they do today 5,000 years ago, except they couldn't do one thing well: drink milk.
Jun 9, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Naturally fermented palm wine appears to taste mighty fine to chimps that have invented leafy tools for drinking the alcohol.
Jun 2, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
It doesn't take much coaxing to get a chimp to pull out a pot or pan and cook, finds a new study.
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 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 15, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The prominence of the chin may simply be a side effect of the rest of the face evolving to be smaller.
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