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Ancient DNA Maps Early American Migrations in New Detail
Ashley Yeager | Nov 8, 2018
Genetic information from dozens of individuals living 700 to 10,000 years ago reveals connections between Clovis and Native Americans and South Americans.
Image of the Day: Henrietta Lacks
Staff | May 12, 2018
A painting of the woman who was the source of HeLa cells will be on view at the National Portrait Gallery beginning May 15.
The Child Hatchery, 1896
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2018
The incubator exhibitions of the late 19th and early 20th centuries publicized the care of premature babies.
Jamestown Settlers Practiced Cannibalism
Bob Grant | May 2, 2013
Newly discovered remains provide the first hard evidence that the ill-fated colonists of the 17th century resorted to eating human flesh when their food supply ran out.