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.
The discovery that female chimps stab prey with handcrafted spears suggests how the earliest humans first made weapons and hunted.
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.
Stone tools that are half a million years old have been unearthed in Israel — and they still have traces of elephant fat clinging to them.
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.
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