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AAAS and Science Magazine honor 2015's major scientific discoveries.
The 2.8 million-year-old mandible and teeth push back the origin of the human genus by nearly half a million years.
The beetling brows and forward thrusting faces of the classical Neandertal may have evolved before other characteristic features of their skulls, according to a new report.