Many people have an aversion to rotting food. However, a review suggests it may have been an important part of the Paleo diet of our ancestors
Chimps become independent a lot sooner than humans. Despite this, they still stick around with their family for a long time. What’s up with that?
The size of the Neanderthal population at the time humans arrived in Europe is debated. New evidence indicates they were actually doing quite well.
Homo naledi has a mixture of archaic and more derived traits. New research has found that there are even more modern-like traits than we thought.
The classic image of our ancestors is living in a stone age cave. But what was it really like in the underground homes of hominins?
Human-neanderthal interbreeding introduced a lot of Neanderthal DNA into humans, but why did none of it go the other way? It may have after all.
Evidence of Neanderthal interbreeding introducing human genes into Neanderthals was limited. New fossils from Germany confirm that it actually did happen.
The origin of Homo sapiens has typically been dated to around 200,000 years ago, but a series of new discoveries are pushing back the first humans
People with more Neanderthal genes have a skull that differs from the human average producing a more Neanderthal-like skull. The brain also changes this way