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Opinion
11.15.2018
Ever since the concept of prehistory was invented, scientists have made a clear distinction between Homo sapiens and Neanderthals, between modern and non-modern humans. Yet according to the...
Opinion
09.15.2017
Although it was named a mere twenty years ago, the last common ancestor of all living organisms on Earth is more than three billion years old. And scientists have an ever-better idea of what it may...
Article
02.21.2017
In the spring of 2016, a team of French researchers headed for Namibia to look for human fossil sites. Read on for a day-to-day account of their first exploratory mission.