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Ancient humans had sex and interbred with a mysterious group known as the Denisovans more than once, new research has found

The more we learn about ancient human history, the more we see that <i>Homo sapiens</i> is not a unique species that stands apart from the rest of the evolutionary tree.<p>As our early ancestors spread around the globe and encountered other early hominin species like the Neanderthals, we interbred with them …

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Beautiful natural hot springs and the cost to visit

Travertine Hot Springs (Bridgeport, Calif.): This is one of the easiest natural hot springs to get to, and Travertine's beauty is not limited by its accessibility. A great pit stop for Angelenos en route to Lake Tahoe or Mammoth Mountain, this free roadside attraction is perfect for travelers to …


Does the California Model Really Work?

Opinion<p>Posted: Jan 19, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of</i><p>The alleged …


'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'

<b>Adolescence now lasts from the ages of 10 to 24, although it used to be thought to end at 19, scientists say.</b><p>Young people continuing their education for longer, as well as delayed marriage and parenthood, has pushed back popular perceptions of when adulthood begins.<p>Changing the definition is vital …


Mystery deepens over mass die-off of antelopes

<b>A mass die-off of wild antelopes in Kazakhstan was triggered by environmental factors, scientists believe.</b><p>More than 200,000 saiga antelopes collapsed and died suddenly in 2015, wiping out most of the global population.<p>The deaths were found to be caused by a bacterial infection.<p>However, new data …