DNA analysis and new archaeological finds are allowing scientists to more accurately recreate what our early ancestors looked like.
A new, improved sequencing of ancient human relative genomes reveals Homo sapiens had sex with a fourth, mystery lineage of humans.
The DNA gleaned from two ancient Siberian skeletons is found to be related to that of modern-day Native Americans and western Eurasians.
Competition between females affects sexual selection and the evolution of a species.
If you think about it, skeletons aren't awesome. Instead of the super strong shells or exoskeletons so many other animals have, we have internal skeletons that leave us highly vulnerable. But it turns out our skeletons are an evolutionary advantage.
The earliest known population of humans outside of Africa has been found, with huge implications that could erase species from the human family tree.
Unborn babies in the womb touch themselves following a distinct sequence, helping to explain thumb-sucking and other behaviors after birth. Continue reading →
A silver tsunami may mean lifespans are doubled.
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