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Mar 4, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The very first human dates to at least 2.3 million years ago, a new study concludes, suggesting that the origins of our genus could go back 3 million years ago.
Mar 4, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Newly unearthed remains push back the origin of our genus by an incredible 400,000 years.
Feb 26, 2015 02:45 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A single gene may have paved the way for the rise of human intelligence by dramatically increasing the number of brain cells found in a key brain region.
Feb 3, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mustaches and eyebrows help certain monkeys recognize each other, research finds.
Jan 28, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The remains of an ancient Israeli female strongly suggests that Neanderthals and Homo sapiens first met and mated in Israel.
Jan 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The human history plot thickens with the discovery of a new archaic human from Taiwan that might have coexisted and interbred with our species.
Jan 27, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
Jan 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some of the earliest members of our family tree were able to do relatively sophisticated tasks with their hands.
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