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Sep 18, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Nearly every primate, including humans, hates getting ripped off, finds research.
Sep 17, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimps and humans share violent tendencies, with a new study showing that the evolutionary roots of warfare exist in our primate ancestry.
Sep 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discovery of three new Jurassic Era animals suggests that early mammals, which resembled squirrels, first emerged 208 million years ago. Continue reading →
Aug 27, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Ancient stone artifacts recently excavated from Saudi Arabia possess similarities to items of about the same age in Africa.
Aug 20, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The reason may be that the rapid growth of the brain's outer brain — the gray matter — is constrained by the white matter.
Aug 20, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians.  Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Skeletal remains found in 2004 point to a human with Down syndrome, not a new species.
Jul 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Denisovans, a prehistoric species of human, passed beneficial DNA to Tibetans, who then helped push Denisovans to extinction. Continue reading →
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