A researcher in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, will explore the fascinating (often gruesome) development in 18th-century Paris of...
Genetic adaptations for life at high elevations found in residents of the Tibetan plateau.
La Braña 1, name used to baptize a 7,000 years old individual from the Mesolithic Period
tropical forests of South East Asia have been shaped by humans for the last 11,000 years.
Our most common male ancestor walked the earth 209,000 years ago
Ancient DNA from early Iberian farmers
Grant to enhance his Maya Research Program
People perform various everyday activities that is culturally determined.
Study shows earlier processing of carbohydrates caused dental problems for ancient humans.
Study compares rate of molecular evolution between humans and chimps with that of their lice.
Monkeys landed in South America 37 or more million years ago.
Humans have a distinctive hand anatomy that allows them to make and use tools.
Gender assumptions’ when interpreting past human behaviour
Scientists verify the presence of tuberculosis from 7,000 years ago
Did our skeletons evolve for protection or for violence? The earliest vestiges of our skeleton are encountered in 500million-year-old fossil fishes, some...
Dartmouth study sheds new light on how pre-Inca states became empires in early America
One hypothesis suggests that Neandertals were rigid in their dietary choice, targeting large herbivorous mammals, such as horse, bison and mammoths, while...
New genetic research led by the Genographic Project consortium shows a distinctive ancestry for the Uros populations of Peru and Bolivia that...
Scientists reconstruct the genome of medieval strains of the pathogen responsible for leprosy by exhuming centuries-old human graves.
Croatian rib of a Neandertal reveals ancient example of now-common bone tumor
For the first time, researchers from the Centre for Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich together with colleagues abroad have been...
College athletes are not the only ones who sometimes suffer at the hands of higher ups. A new report brings to light...