A group of scientists from around the globe led by the Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis has completed the genome
An international team of researchers has discovered new evidence that our prehistoric ancestors had a detailed understanding of plants long before the development of agriculture.
Anthropology study shows quadrupedal humans are not products of ‘devolution’.
Over 99% of human protein coding genes have an origin that predates primates by over 50 million years. The study questions the genomic annotations of
Smithsonian scientist and collaborators revise timeline of human origins
Insect Diet helped early humans build bigger brains, study suggests
Extinct human cousin gave Tibetans advantage at high elevation
The popular idea that Northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D – vital for healthy
Did Neanderthals eat their Vegetables?
Evolution depends on rare chance events, ‘molecular time travel’ experiments show
The discovery of a schistosomiasis parasite egg in a 6200-year-old grave at a prehistoric town by the Euphrates river in Syria may be the first
Skulls with a mix of Neanderthal and Primitive Traits Illuminate Human Evolution
What contributed to the evolution of faces in the ape-like ancestors of humans? The prehistoric version of a bar fight —over women, resources and other
A new study could help resolve a longstanding debate about the origins of the first people to inhabit the Americas, researchers report in the journal
Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Japan, Beringia and even Europe have all been suggested origination points for the earliest humans to enter the Americas because of
Skeletal analysis may support increased survival and mortality risk after Black Death
Along with our big brains and upright posture, thick tooth enamel is one of the features that distinguishes our genus, Homo, from our primate relatives
Researchers from the University of La Laguna have applied a new genetic method to analyse archaeological remains that enables the sex of skeletal remains from
Tracing when your DNA was formed, is now possible due to a revolutionary technique developed by a team of international scientists led by experts from
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Tennessee have found that environmental stressors – from the Trail of Tears to the Civil
The first-ever skeletons with atherosclerosis, or clogged up arteries, have been found by archaeologists, according to new research.
Human bones are remarkably plastic and respond surprisingly quickly to change. Put under stress through physical exertion – such as long-distance walking or running –