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.
Neanderthals often ate meat, but one group from Spain didn’t follow tradition. Scientists have discovered the first population of vegetarian Neanderthals.
Learning from each other is a key part of human success. Language helps with teaching now, but was it enough of a force in the past to influence evolution?
Damage to bones indicates our ancestors were eating meat more than 3 mya. However, it turns out crocodiles can cause similar damage, challenging this
New research on prehistoric cave art sites has shown the artists sought out areas with specific acoustic properties, perhaps linked to music in these caves
Research suggests chimps can independently invent all the key aspects of their culture without learning from other chimps.
Each human fossil tells a story about human evolution. But also a story about their lives. And that story can also be spooky, perfect for Halloween.
Early in 2017 evidence of 130,000 year old Americans was found. This is more than 100,00 years older than the first Americans should be. So is it right?