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‘Complicated, messy and random’: Synthesizing old and new perspectives on human evolution

Scientific American | 
Darwin made astute observations about our kind and predictions about our ancient past based on the information that was available ...
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Could this fossilized footprint belong to one of the last Neanderthals ‘ever to walk the Earth’?

Scientific American | 
Researchers have discovered an array of fossilized footprints in an ancient sand dune in Gibraltar, the small British territory on ...
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Stone artifacts in India spark new questions about when and how humans developed tools

Scientific American | 
Sometime around 400,000 years ago human ancestors went on an innovation bender. No longer content to make do with only the large ...

Gibraltar engravings may prove Neanderthals more culturally sophisticated than thought

Scientific American | 
One of the longest-running, most fervent debates in the history of human evolution research concerns the cognitive abilities of the ...
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Ancient horse genome sequenced: Ancient humans next?

Scientific American | 
Researchers have assembled a draft of the genome of nearly 700,000-year-old horse. Can they do it for pre-neandertal humans? ...

Finding my inner Neandertal

Scientific American | 
The following is an excerpt. Odds are you carry DNA from a Neandertal, Denisovan or some other archaic human. Just ...
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