The genome of a child who died some 12,600 years ago in Montana – the oldest known human remains from North America – has been sequenced for the first time.
They lived in America about 13,000 years ago where they hunted mammoth, mastodons and giant bison with big spears.
Investigations at Happisburgh, UK, have revealed the oldest known hominin footprint surface outside Africa at between ca. 1 million and 0.78 million years ago.
One of the issues of the Atapuerca sites that generates the most scientific debate is the dating of the strata.
More than thirty thousand years ago, Homo sapiens migrating out of Africa began encountering Neanderthal.
Remnants of Neanderthal DNA in modern humans are associated with genes affecting type 2 diabetes
Retrieval of ancient DNA is usually performed to prevent environmental DNA contamination.
Ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa survived mainly on a diet of tiger nuts.
From the Swanscombe skull, from the earliest known Neanderthal in Britain.
Genome sequence of a Neandertal woman determined.
Sunlight adaptation in Neanderthal genome found in modern east Asian population.
First high-quality genome sequence allows comparison with human, Denisovan DNA
Neanderthals, forerunners to modern humans, buried their dead.
Early humans were driven by a need for nutrient-rich food
Sequencing the mitochondrial genome of a 400,000-year-old hominin from Spain.
A human ancestor characterized by “robust” jaw and skull bones
Neanderthals organized their living spaces similar to modern humans
Evolution, survival of the individual
Early humans had a selection advantage
Homo neanderthalensis is a hominin that most of you would be familiar with