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In a re-examination of a 100,000-year-old early human skull, researchers have found the surprising presence of an inner-ear formation long thought to occur only in Neanderthals.
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Five-thousand-year-old cat bones found in a Chinese farming village have raised new questions about man`s complex rapport with domestic felines through history, said a study out Monday.
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In an unusual discovery, scientists have found that the ancestor of snakes and lizards likely gave birth to live young, rather than laying eggs.
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Researchers have unearthed what could be the largest and oldest wine cellar in the Near East.
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A new study suggests that no known hominin is ancestor to the Neanderthals or modern humans.
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A researcher has speculated that humans in the next 100,000 years may look like aliens from the hit movie `Close Encounters of the Third Kind`: large, bug eyes, huge foreheads and pigmented skin.
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Archaeologists have discovered an intricately carved stone monument with hieroglyphic text, which could add a new chapter in unveiling the Mayan civilization mystery.
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Researchers have looked back in time to see whether the same genetic mutations underlay the emergence of the same traits in both cultivated and weedy rice.
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Fossil remains found in northwestern China have been identified as a new species of small theropod, or meat-eating, dinosaur.
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Scientists have shed new insights about the moon`s chemical makeup as well as clues about the giant impacts that may have shaped the early beginnings of Earth and the moon.
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Scientists were able to "see" that two monkeys were planning to tackle the same task differently, even before they moved a muscle, thanks to a decoding of their brain activity.
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