Prehistory (to 500 BCE)
Sketch illustration of barren and forbidding field of large stone blocks

Speaking to the Future

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18th century mythological painting of Greek goddess Eos and Tithonus

Chasing Immortality

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Bust of pekin man

Parking Lot or Peking Lot?

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The Parasites in Our Past

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Sweating Blood

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Vintage margarine ad

Butter vs. Margarine

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Portrait of child, grandmother and two cats

Grandmothers Matter

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Walter Potter's Monkey Riding a Goat

Death and Taxidermy

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Neanderthal skull

Ancient DNA

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Eugene Pfizenmayer (left) excavating a mammoth carcass on the banks of the Berezovka River in Siberia, ca. 1901. (Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution)

Mammoth Undertaking

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Colored In

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Dinosaurs

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