Earlier this year I wrote about how the large creationist organisations, like the Institute for Creation Research and Answers in Genesis, tend to present a distorted view of human fossils; downplaying the size and scope of the evidence for human evolution. The National Centre for Science Education (NCSE) – an excellent organisation that fights creationism in American public schools…
Humans have one more version of the Herpes virus than any other primate. New research reveals this is because one of our ancestors caught the chimp version of the disease 1.6 million years ago.
Humans have a long history of migration and expansion. From humble origins in Africa our family has spread throughout the world. Recently new research has been published that sheds light on two of the most important expansions of the human family.
Researchers recently claimed that the face of hominins adapted to being punched. Despite making a buzz in the press, the evidence of this claim is…lacking
Evolutionary psychology has the potential to tell us how human behaviour has evolved. Unfortunately, most of it is suffering from a critical flaw
Chimps are strong, smart and dangerous. So what’s holding them back from world domination?
A new book aims to teach young children about evolution
Language is one of our most unique and important attributes, but how old is it?