Denisovans, a prehistoric species of human, passed beneficial DNA to Tibetans, who then helped push Denisovans to extinction. Continue reading →
A look at 50,000-year-old Neanderthal poop in Spain shows these early humans were omnivorous.
Unborn fetuses have an unusual reaction when mom's stressed: They touch their faces with their left hand. Continue reading →
Human muscle metabolites diverged from chimpanzees even more than human brain metabolites.
Think Neanderthals were inferior to Homo sapiens? Think again.
Modern humans may have dispersed in more than one wave of migration out of Africa, and they may have done so earlier than scientists had long thought.
The first detailed picture of genetic variation among Neanderthals indicates they may have lived in small, isolated groups that had little contact with each other.
Does the exploding use of exclamation marks indicate the end of the linguistic world as we know it? Not necessarily.
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