A new survey links depression, nicotine addiction and other traits to Neanderthal genetic lineage.
An enormous bird with eggs the size of cantaloupes lived a long and successful life in Australia -- until hungry humans arrived. Continue reading →
Remains found in Kenya of a slaughter from 10,000 years ago suggests warfare may have existed even before humans began agriculture.
New fossil discoveries continue to push the known boundaries of human evolution.
The history of actual Hobbit humans is like a page out of a J.R.R. Tolkien novel.
Our earliest ancestors were more like a slow furry loris than an imposing King Kong, suggests a new primate fossil found in Spain.
Our ancestors slept about as many hours a night as we do, though their sleep quality was likely better.
The earliest unambiguous evidence for our species outside of Africa has just been discovered in China.
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