A thigh bone found in China suggests an ancient species of human thought to be long extinct may have survived until as recently as the
Researchers who uncovered a male skeleton in an Ethiopian cave have reported one of the first successful cases of sequencing the full genome of an
A research team led by Stony Brook University investigating human and chimpanzee locomotion have uncovered unexpected similarities in the way the two species use their
A new study on Homo naledi, the extinct human relative whose remains were discovered in a South African cave and introduced to the world last
The second set of papers related to the remarkable discovery of Homo naledi, a new species of human relative, have been published in scientific journal,
Research into human fossils dating back to approximately two million years ago reveals that the hearing pattern resembles chimpanzees, but with some slight differences in
Millions of years ago, our primate ancestors turned from trees and shrubs to search for food on the ground. In human evolution, that has made
On the 1st of September 2015, archaeologist, Cecilio Barroso sat before local spanish press at Lucena City Hall to announce the latest discoveries made at
The discovery of a new species of human relative was announced today, 10 September 2015, by the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University), the National
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An international team of scientists have dated a species of fossil monkey found across the Caribbean to just over 1 million years old.
Research into 430,000-year-old fossils collected in northern Spain found that the evolution of the human body's size and shape has gone through four main stages,
The Oldupai Gorge, the most famous gash in the earth of northern Tanzania. First discovered in 1911, this gorge became the backdrop for some of
University of Alberta paleontologists have discovered a new species of lizard, namedGueragama sulamericana, in the municipality of Cruzeiro do Oeste in Southern Brazil in the
A team from Wits University's Evolutionary Studies Institute has discovered a fossil monkey specimen representing the earliest baboon ever found.
Marks on two 3.4 million-year-old animal bones found at the site of Dikika, Ethiopia, were not caused by trampling, an extensive statistical analysis confirms.
Understanding how and why we evolved such large brains is one of the most puzzling issues in the study of human evolution.
A new analysis of early hominin body size evolution led by a George Washington University professor suggests that the earliest members of the Homogenus (which
It has long been believed that the hearing bone called stapes, one of the smallest bones in ancestor of mammals, shows no differences between species.
A new evolutionary theory explains how critically small populations of early humans survived, despite an increased chance of hereditary disabilities being passed to offspring.
The brain hidden inside the oldest known Old World monkey skull has been visualized for the first time. The creature's tiny but remarkably wrinkled brain