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Were We Ever Paleo Perfect?

Many people find urban centers to be both enchanting and repulsive—but for better or worse, cities have left their mark on us. …


How Smart Were the First Toolmakers?

Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) makes it possible to image people’s brains while they are moving their arms, which allows researchers to study …


Who Started the First Fire?

Neanderthals were able to manipulate fire well before they came into contact with Homo sapiens. Starting fire, however, was an entirely different …