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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 20, 2016 03:25 PM ET // AFP
A life-sized copy of the 5,000-year-old mummy will join a traveling exhibit.
Apr 13, 2016 10:29 AM ET // AFP
The cave drawings in the Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, France may be taking back the crown for the oldest animal paintings on Earth.
Feb 19, 2016 10:32 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Dating from 1100-800 BC, the wooden wheel is the latest find from a UK settlement described as Britain's Pompeii.
Feb 15, 2016 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An ancient relative of your morning coffee has just been discovered, and appears to be highly poisonous. Continue reading →
Feb 3, 2016 08:45 AM ET // AFP
Early humans ate the shelled swimmers alongside plants and large game animals, a Tel Aviv university study found.
Jan 21, 2016 08:36 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Remains found in Kenya of a slaughter from 10,000 years ago suggests warfare may have existed even before humans began agriculture.
Dec 30, 2015 10:05 AM ET // Carlos Spegazzini, AFP
A passer-by found a meter-long shell on a riverbank in Argentina that may be from a glyptodont, an enormous ancestor of today's armadillo.
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