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Unearthed

Could Mammoth Bones Reveal When Humans First Arrived in North America?

Paleontologist Dan Fisher is challenging scientific consensus about when people first came to the continent and how they may have changed the world around them.

A 3D re-creation of a Neanderthal tooth recently unearthed in Serbia shows the finer details of the 100,000-year-old fossil.

Borderlands

What One Tooth Means for Neanderthal History

Culture Lab

The Rebirth of Placenta Rituals

Reclaiming an organ that modern medical professionals often designate as waste may inspire more people to study and adapt ancient traditions.

Viewpoint

The Illusion and Peril of Food “Choice”