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Finding the Origin of Human Disease
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Riaan Rifkin, a prehistoric archaeologist, together with geneticists at the University of Pretoria, South Africa gets down to the root of origins of human disease pathogens in sub-Saharan Africa, the cradle of mankind.
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'Unicorns' And Humans Once Walked The Earth Together... Sort Of
New research suggests that a species of unicorn-like horned rhinos went extinct much later than previously thought.
Humans Were Likely Boinking Neanderthals Earlier Than We Thought
The discovery actually says something important about modern humans' migration out of Africa.
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6 Incredible Skills You Were Born With
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Maybe This Is The Reason Neanderthals Went Extinct
Scientists say it could have been a matter of culture.
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This Prehistoric Beast Looks Like 'Star Wars' Queen, Scientists Say
The newly discovered species may be an ancient relative of giraffes.
This Hippo-Sized Prehistoric Beast Ate Like A Vacuum Cleaner
Apparently, chewing is just slowing us all down.
Knobby-Faced Beast May Be Earliest Known To Stand Tall On All Fours
Scientists say this prehistoric reptile was unlike any other on the supercontinent Pangea.
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Ancient Lizard Species May Be A 'Missing Link'
The 80-million-year-old toothy lizard is the first of its kind found in South America.
Odd 'Scarface' Creature Roamed Earth 255 Million Years Ago
The prehistoric carnivore may have had venom-delivering chompers.
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Liquid Mercury Discovered Under Ancient Temple May Shed New Light On Teotihuacan
"It may slightly increase the odds of finding a royal tomb, but the uncertainty is what is exciting," Cowgill said in the
New Evidence of Prehistoric Trade With Asia Found at Bering Land Bridge Site
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Now another newly analyzed object from the University of Colorado-led Cape Espenberg dig is providing more evidence of prehistoric trade or contacts between the residents of Northwest Alaska and their neighbors across the Bering Strait.
Chewed-On Remains Reveal Cannibalism Among Ancient Brits
And yes, human modification is a nice little euphemism for cannibalism. But Bello isn't above giving the gruesome details
New Species Of ‘Terror Bird' Discovered
Paleontologists in South America made a new find that revealed terror came in many forms long after the dinosaurs became extinct.
New Species Of 'Terror Bird' Discovered In Argentina
“It’s rare to find such a complete fossil of anything, let alone a bird,” Dr. Lawrence Witmer, an Ohio University paleontologist
500,000-Year-Old 'Swiss Army Knife' Sheds New Light On Ancient Animal Butchering
"To be able to use animal resources, they needed to have tools in order to cut and butcher," Barkai told Live Science. "They
Stonehenge May Have Been An Ancient 'Mecca On Stilts,' Critic Says
But others expressed skepticism. As Dr. Timothy Darvill, professor of archaeology at Bournemouth University in England and
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