There are many differences between us and other apes. One is our love for eating meat. But just how old is that love? Which of our ancestors was the first meat eater?
Humans and wolves lived side by side for millennia before we turned them into dogs. So what changed? Why were dogs domesticated after co-existing for so long?
Fire seems like a fairly necessary skill to survive the ice age, but Neanderthals actually made less fire as the climate worsened. This has led some to conclude that they couldn’t actually start there own.
Why men have beards is a bit of an evolutionary mystery. Could it be because they provide an advantage in combat? Researchers examined facial hair in the UFC to see if this was the case.
Neanderthals often ate meat, but one group from Spain didn’t follow tradition. Scientists have discovered the first population of vegetarian Neanderthals.
Humans share many key traits with domesticated animals, suggesting we have also undergone some domestication in our evolution.
By around 100,000 years ago human height was the tallest it had ever been. However, it has since begun to decrease. What’s up with that?
Humans have a flat face unlike every other member of our family. New research suggests this is due to the fact our face reabsorbs bone as we grow.
Several apes in our family tree mated, spreading around genes in a unique way. The results of this interbreeding are still seen in chimps, gorillas, and us
The 2D:4D digit ratio is supposed to differ between the sexes due to their hormones. However, a group has been found without any sexual dimorphism