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Making the case for early human migration into rain forests

Smithsonian | 
In the past, researchers believed humans were almost exclusively adapted to savanna environments. Previous hypotheses suggested Homo sapiens ... spread ...

Documenting the rise and fall of populations through human poop

Smithsonian | 
The city that vanished about 700 years ago presents a captivating question for archaeologists: What happened to the Mississippian people who built ...
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No link found between Flores Island pygmies and ancient ‘hobbits’ in study

Smithsonian | 
Geneticist Serena Tucci sat in the small Indonesian village of Rampasasa on Flores Island, the only woman in a room full of ...

Smarter than we thought: Neanderthals hunted in groups, ancient deer skeletons show

Smithsonian | 
A group of Neanderthals used their hand-crafted wooden spears to kill two male fallow deer, both in the prime of ...
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Jurassic Park showed how ‘science and science fiction can collide in the real world’

Smithsonian | 
The prestigious science journal Nature published [a] breathtaking new discovery [about the oldest DNA ever recovered] in June 1993, a single day before ...
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