Tag: Physical anthropology

Just 7% of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study shows

WASHINGTON — What makes humans unique? Scientists have taken another step toward solving an enduring mystery with a new tool that may allow for...

120,000-year-old fossils in Israel link to human family tree

WASHINGTON — Bones found in an Israeli quarry are from a branch of the human evolutionary tree and are 120,000 to 140,000 years old,...

Archaeologists discover remains of 9 Neanderthals near Rome

ROME — Italian archaeologists have uncovered the fossilized remains of nine Neanderthals in a cave near Rome, shedding new light on how the Italian...