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Neanderthal fossil teeth

Open Wide and Say “I’m a Neanderthal”

Popular culture portrays Neanderthals as dim-witted, but their dental plaque suggests they were clever enough to use plants as medicine.
New species named Homo naledi.

A New Branch on the Human Family Tree?

A new human ancestor has been discovered: Homo naledi. The next step is figuring out where it fits into our complex evolutionary past.

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