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“human evolution”

Jan 7, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
In 1 million years, the epoch that we are now living in will likely be characterized by animal and plant remains, along with a strange mess of industrial pollutants.
Dec 17, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
New fossil discoveries continue to push the known boundaries of human evolution.
Dec 17, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The science is settled on the theory of evolution, but the politics aren't.
Nov 18, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The history of actual Hobbit humans is like a page out of a J.R.R. Tolkien novel.
Nov 4, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Monkeys that are revolted by often disease-carrying things such as poop suggest that disgust drives cleanliness - and health.
Oct 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our earliest ancestors were more like a slow furry loris than an imposing King Kong, suggests a new primate fossil found in Spain.
Oct 22, 2015 09:24 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Ear wiggling muscles are an example of remnants of evolution that once had a purpose but no longer do.
Oct 21, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Punching cadaver arms support the theory that men’s hands evolved, not only for dexterity, but also for fist fighting.
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