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Where Do “New” Languages Come From?

Anthropologists and linguists are working to understand how complex systems of communication emerge—and what they reveal about how to keep rare or threatened languages alive.

Decoded

Would Our Early Ancestors Have Watched the Super Bowl?

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Visitor Log Chronicled for the Denisovan Family Home

New studies write the history of a famous Siberian cave and unearth the oldest jewelry in the region.

fashion history

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Sewing Needles Reveal the Roots of Fashion