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CATEGORY: Early Humans
Neanderthals May Have Gone Extinct Due to Their Brain Shape
May 2, 2018

A new study reveals clues about our ancient cousins’ sudden disappearance. Read More

Skeletons of 140 Children Discovered at Archaeological Dig
April 30, 2018

Did the Chimú people of Peru sacrifice their children because of bad weather? Read More

Early Americans Buried Their Dogs Like Family
April 26, 2018

New analysis of an ancient site gives man’s oldest friendship an even earlier start date. Read More

Oldest Human Footprints in North America Discovered
March 30, 2018

The footprints provide more clues about human migration from the Eastern to the Western Hemisphere. Read More

Early Humans Slept Around with More than Just Neanderthals
March 16, 2018

New DNA research has unexpectedly revealed that they were even more promiscuous than we thought. Read More

New Research Reveals Britain’s Oldest Ancestor Had Dark Skin and Blue Eyes
February 7, 2018

Known as the 'Cheddar Man,' the discovery of his skin color defied popular belief in Britain. Read More

Stunning New Fossil Suggests Humans Left Africa Far Earlier Than We Thought
January 25, 2018

It is the oldest homo sapiens fossil ever discovered outside of Africa. Read More

DNA from Ice Age Baby Uproots Native American Family Tree
January 4, 2018

The Ancient Beringians split off from other Native American ancestors 20,000 years ago. Read More

How Homo Sapiens Fossils Found in Morocco May Rewrite the Human Story
June 8, 2017

The new findings suggest our species may have emerged in multiple locations, and more than 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. Read More

Did the First Human Ancestor Emerge in Europe, Not Africa?
May 23, 2017

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