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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...