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Stories by Kate Wong

Meet the Early Mammals

A flurry of fossil discoveries over the past 15 years is allowing researchers to piece together the rise of mammals

May 21, 2016 — Kate Wong

Neandertals Turned Eagle Talons into Jewelry 130,000 Years Ago

As longtime readers may have noticed, I have an abiding interest in Neandertals. To help me keep up with the latest scientific insights into these mysterious relatives of ours, I have a Google alert set for "Neandertal" (and the alternate spelling, "Neanderthal").

March 12, 2015 — Kate Wong
The Neandertal Mystique

The Neandertal Mystique

Our heavy-browed cousin remains the most fascinating member of the human family

January 23, 2015 — Kate Wong