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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.
Jul 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Car alarms, wailing babies and other screams share traits that lead us to pay attention and often trigger fear. Continue reading →
Jul 14, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our species may be handy, but human hands turn out to be more primitive than chimps' and orangutans', according to a new study. Continue reading →
Jul 9, 2015 01:54 PM ET
Human hair comes in a variety of colors; including brown, blonde and black. Why doesn’t it occur as blue or green?
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.
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