The reason may be that the rapid growth of the brain's outer brain — the gray matter — is constrained by the white matter.
Neanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians. Continue reading →
Skeletal remains found in 2004 point to a human with Down syndrome, not a new species.
New study argues against notion that Turkish family members are a backward stage in human evolution.
Neanderthals may have interbred more widely than thought, if an inner ear with the species' traits are any sign.
Is there anything at all useful about our skin rising up and forming goosebumps? Tara looks into the why behind this strange, all-too-common phenomena.
Is something sneaking up on you? It doesn't even have to be sneaking, for us to be afraid of it. Turns out humans have closeness issues. Tara reports.
Denisovans, a prehistoric species of human, passed beneficial DNA to Tibetans, who then helped push Denisovans to extinction. Continue reading →
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