Our ancestors apparently had a lot to say 2 million years ago, even if they said it quietly.
There's a new ancient rock star on the scene and its name is Homo naledi, a 3-million-year-old set of bones found in a cave in South Africa that's being touted as a new human species. How did scientists determine that it belonged in the genus Homo?
A deep chamber within a South African cave has just yielded a new member of early human lineage – and the species seem to have buried their dead.
A tiny bone from the little finger of a human ancestor in East Africa is the oldest 'modern' hand bone ever found.
Voters nearly always prefer politicians with deep voices, a new study finds. Continue reading →
The image of what the first human migration out of Africa looked like has just radically changed, with new evidence suggesting that short, ape-like humans were the first to leave.
A single Siberian migration about 23,000 years ago later branched into today's distinct native American groups.
Car alarms, wailing babies and other screams share traits that lead us to pay attention and often trigger fear. Continue reading →
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