A simple organism found at the bottom of the ocean had the tools to give rise to life as complex as we are. Continue reading →
The prominence of the chin may simply be a side effect of the rest of the face evolving to be smaller.
Analysis of a man who lived in Washington state some 9,000 years ago reveal he didn't eat game meat, but stuck mostly to seafood. Why? Continue reading →
The findings focus on a skeleton which represents a species in the same group as Lucy, known as Australopithecus.
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa.
Some 80,000 years before our species arrived in Europe, Neanderthals there were making eye-catching jewelry.
The very first human dates to at least 2.3 million years ago, a new study concludes, suggesting that the origins of our genus could go back 3 million years ago.
Newly unearthed remains push back the origin of our genus by an incredible 400,000 years.
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