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“human evolution”

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 12, 2016 03:31 PM ET // AFP
Havoc caused by sexually transmitted diseases convinced our ancestors it would be better to mate for life. Continue reading →
Apr 6, 2016 04:41 AM ET
Have you ever tried to outrun a cheetah? It's a safe bet you lost, right? You could out-endure a cheetah, though, so take heart! Here's why humans traded speed and strength for endurance.
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 30, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
What led to the demise of Hobbit humans? Our own species is among the suspects.
Mar 29, 2016 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Protein-based Paleo diets aren’t for everyone, suggests research that finds some people are actually hardwired to stick to veggies.
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.
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