Bipedalism is one of the key features that separates us from the other living apes, but just why did it evolve?
Answers in Genesis have made an argument that Lucy was not a biped which has an interesting implication: gorillas have human feet.
Neanderthals were our closest relatives. They were smart and strong, with brains bigger than ours! But did they have language?
Humans are unique amongst the primates as they don’t have hair on most of their body. Why are we naked?
Answers in Genesis claim a new Australopithecus specimen is human but deny it is Australopithecus with 100 year old quotemines!
The use of stone tools is something that once separated our ancestors from chimps…until now!
Many reasons for altruistic behaviour have been identified. New research may have found another: it’s sexy. A psychological experiment at Oxford suggests that being selfless is attractive to the opposite sex.
A reader asks whether Australopithecines were actually the ancestors of another ape lineage, rather than our own.
Just what is the earliest example of art produced by our family? Cave art, shell beads, figurines; or perhaps something much more ancient.
The Paranthropines are a bizarre off-shoot of humanity that mostly ate grass and/or sedges; almost like a “human cow.” However, new simulations suggest their diet was much more varied than this, raising intriguing implications about human evolution