The history of actual Hobbit humans is like a page out of a J.R.R. Tolkien novel.
Monkeys that are revolted by often disease-carrying things such as poop suggest that disgust drives cleanliness - and health.
Our earliest ancestors were more like a slow furry loris than an imposing King Kong, suggests a new primate fossil found in Spain.
Ear wiggling muscles are an example of remnants of evolution that once had a purpose but no longer do.
Punching cadaver arms support the theory that men’s hands evolved, not only for dexterity, but also for fist fighting.
Our ancestors apparently had a lot to say 2 million years ago, even if they said it quietly.
Hunter-gatherers ground oat grains into flour 32,000 years ago in a cave in Italy.
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?
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