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Two different fossils discovered just meters away from one-another suggest that early modern humans had a significant level of physical diversity, according to new research published online earlier this week in the open-access, peer-reviewed journal PLOS One.
DENVER, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just days after the opening of this year's legislative session, new personhood legislation has already been introduced in the U.S.
Analysis of several skulls found in a Spanish cave reveal that the trademark facial features of the Neanderthals appeared prior to their braincases, lending new support to the “mosaic pattern” theory.
COLUMBIA, S.C., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voters made a historic decision in South Carolina yesterday as 79% of Republicans called for a personhood amendment to the state constitution
The latest era of science could be considered the Age of Cyborgs, according to scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).
The hobbit human, a small-statured race that evolved separately from our own ancestor Homo erectus on an island of the Indonesian Archipelago some 50,000 years ago, has been discovered by Japanese scientists to have a bigger brain than once believed.
Scientists know that early Homo sapiens and Neanderthals coexisted for a short time before the latter eventually became extinct. While it was understood that humans had better developed brains than their more primitive counterparts, it was generally not well-known why these early ancestors made a grand exit.
The Neanderthals or Neandertals are an extinct species or subspecies of the genus Homo which is closely related to modern humans. They are known from fossils, dating back from the Pleistocene period, which have been found in Europe and parts of western and central Asia. The species gets its name from Neandertal, “Neander’s Valley”, the location in Germany where it was first uncovered. Neanderthals are classified either as a subspecies of Homo sapiens or as a distinct species of the...
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