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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.
Apr 14, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The discovery that female chimps stab prey with handcrafted spears suggests how the earliest humans first made weapons and hunted.
Apr 3, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Analysis of a man who lived in Washington state some 9,000 years ago reveal he didn't eat game meat, but stuck mostly to seafood. Why? Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The findings focus on a skeleton which represents a species in the same group as Lucy, known as Australopithecus.
Mar 23, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Stone tools that are half a million years old have been unearthed in Israel — and they still have traces of elephant fat clinging to them.
Mar 17, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa.
Mar 11, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some 80,000 years before our species arrived in Europe, Neanderthals there were making eye-catching jewelry.
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