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A leading geneticist has claimed that human beings are the result of a cross breed between a pig and a chimp.
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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 new study has shown for the first time how two tiny molecules regulate a gene implicated in speech and language impairments as well as autism disorders.
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Violence in early human communities was driven by personal conflicts and not from large-scale battles, researchers have suggested.
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Rapid climate change during the Middle Stone Age, between 80,000 and 40,000 years ago, sparked surges in cultural innovation in early modern human populations.
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Did humans descend from "aquatic apes" that spent more time swimming than dragging their knuckles on the ground?
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The fossil specimen of an ape skeleton, which was unearthed in Spain in 2002, has been assigned to a new genus and species, Pierolapithecus catalaunicus.
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A part-human and part-ape-like creature that existed two million years ago in South Africa, had a pigeon-toed gait, human-like front teeth, and was an able climber, new research has found.
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Scientists have discovered 14 specimens of Neanderthal remains, including bones of children and adults, in a cave in Greece.
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New research from an international team of scientists may help explain why some treatment options for problem gamblers often don`t work.
Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 22:46
A single mutation produced several traits common in East Asian peoples, from thicker hair to denser sweat glands, according to researchers.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 21:46
A new look at a fossilized bone fragment found buried deep in the soil of a Serbian cave is causing scientists to reconsider what happened during a critical period in human development.
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