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Ten New Things We Learned About Human Origins in 2020

Smithsonian archaeologist Ella Beaudoin and paleoanthropologist Briana Pobiner reveal some of the year’s best findings in human origins studies

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While fieldwork was postponed, scientists made discoveries studying fossil footprints, ancient apes, monkeys and hominins. (Karen Carr / National Park Service)

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