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What One Tooth Means for Neanderthal History

A 100,000-year-old tooth found in the Pešturina Cave in Eastern Serbia bolsters evidence of Neanderthal presence in the Balkans.

Culture Lab

The Rebirth of Placenta Rituals

Viewpoint

The Illusion and Peril of Food “Choice”

It’s easy to blame obesity, diabetes, and other conditions on people’s poor diets. But the real culprit is multinational corporations that profit from limiting our food choices.

Baishiya Karst Cave, where the fossil was found, is both a Buddhist sanctuary and a tourist attraction.

How We Found an Elusive Hominin in China