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
Virus's in Neanderthals also in modern human DNa
Discovery of an adult parietal bone, child cranial fragment and child premolar.
This find is forcing a change in perspective in the field of paleoanthropology: human species diversity two million years ago was much...
A record of Neanderthal archaeology, thought to be long lost, has been re-discovered by NERC-funded scientists working in the Channel island of...
Scientists have proposed that the most recently discovered ancient human relatives -- the Denisovans -- somehow managed to cross one of the...
What if the earliest members of our Homo genus—those classified as Homo habilis, Homo rudolfensis, Homo erectus and so forth—actually belonged to...
Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research from the RIKEN Brain Science Institute indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity...
About 10,000 years ago, the Neolithic age ushered in one of the most dramatic periods of human cultural and technological transition, where...