An ancient human skull and a jawbone found a few meters away in a cave in northern Laos add to the evidence that early modern
A skeleton named Little Foot is among the oldest hominid skeletons ever dated at 3.67 million years old, according to an advanced dating method.
Tübingen researchers show that even our earliest ancestors varied in build
The Neanderthals (Homo neanderthalensis) inhabited Europe and parts of western Asia between 230,000 and 28,000 years ago; during the last few millennia they coincided with
One of the dominant theories of our evolution is that our genus, Homo, evolved from small-bodied early humans to become the taller, heavier and longer
Recently released research on human evolution has revealed that species of early human ancestors had significant differences in facial features.
The earliest known record of the genus Homo -- the human genus -- represented by a lower jaw with teeth, recently found in the Afar
A partial human skull unearthed in 2008 in northern Israel may hold some clues as to when and where humans and Neanderthals might have interbred.
How was human evolution and migration influenced by past changes in climate?
Neanderthal communities divided some of their tasks according to their sex.
Claims that bones found in an Indonesian cave are not the remains of a new species of extinct hominin but more likely modern humans suffering
Until a few months ago different scientific articles, including those published in 'Nature', dated the disappearance of the Neanderthals (Homo neanderthalensis) from Europe at around
Scientists have discovered the oldest recorded stone tool ever to be found in Turkey, revealing that humans passed through the gateway from Asia to Europe
The Paleolithic diet, or caveman diet, a weight-loss craze in which people emulate the diet of plants and animals eaten by early humans during the
Much of the evidence of where the first Europeans came from was originally derived from comparisons of skulls but our work looking at ancient DNA
Neanderthals and modern humans were both living in Europe for between 2,600 and 5,400 years, according to a new paper published in the journal, Nature.
The Taung Child, South Africa's premier hominin discovered 90 years ago by Wits University Professor Raymond Dart, never seizes to transform and evolve the search
Modern humans emerged from a complex 'labyrinth of biology and peoples,' findings suggest
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
Neandertal demise may be the result of interbreeding, assimilation, not early modern human superiority
In parallel with modern man (Homo sapiens), there were other, extinct types of humans with whom we lived side by side, such as Neanderthals and
A team of researchers led by the University of Tübingen’s Professor Katerina Harvati has shown that anatomically modern humans spread from Africa to Asia and