The Hobbit Human descended from the more-ancient, pre-human group Australopithecus, argues one of the world's leading anthropologists. Continue reading →
A Siberian man who was part human and part Neanderthal is shedding light on when Africans first successfully settled in Europe and Asia...and mated with Neanderthals who were already living there. Continue reading →
New evidence suggests that refined stone weapons were developed in Armenia about 325,000 years ago.
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.
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.
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