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
A piece of research in which a UPV/EHU group is participating indicates that 1,000 years separate the records of the presence of the two species.
Archaeologists at the University of York are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous.
Technical objections to the idea that Neandertals interbred with the ancestors of Eurasians have been overcome, thanks to a genome analysis method described in the
Andalusian researchers, led by the University of Granada, have discovered a curious characteristic of the members of the human lineage, classed as the genus Homo:
Why were Neanderthals replaced by anatomically modern humans around 40,000 years ago?
After 13 years of meticulous excavation of the nearly complete skeleton of the Australopithecus fossil named Little Foot, South African and French scientists have now
The genome of a child who died some 12,600 years ago in Montana – the oldest known human remains from North America – has been
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.