Neanderthals may have gone extinct because anatomically modern humans used fire to cook their food, meaning they could get by on fewer resources.
The world's record for bodily bacterial diversity has just been shattered by a remote living tribe of healthy villagers who might be better prepared to fight off infections than we are.
White flashes and gas associated with knuckle cracking have researchers further investigating this common habit.
Some 80,000 years before our species arrived in Europe, Neanderthals there were making eye-catching jewelry.
Breaking the stranglehold of conformity only takes a few outliers.
Researchers have discovered the ideal lash length that protects your eyes from dust and damage.
The human history plot thickens with the discovery of a new archaic human from Taiwan that might have coexisted and interbred with our species.
Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
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