Early fire, prehistoric colonists and baffled scientists. It’s this week in human evolution!
Recent research claims that we evolved big brains to win in any conflict with our neighbors; but does this claim hold water?
Research reveals that a lot of religious people accept evolution, but they’re typically only doing so because they’re being obedient, not because they understand the subject.
Chimps can be very sexually aggressive, but does that result in more babies? New research says that yes it does.
The latest research into human evolution, including the evolution of throwing; how many different ancestors did we have and much more
Throwing stuff is kind of a big deal; whether it’s spears at prey or balls at the other team. How far back can this key human behaviour be traced?
In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. But why wasn’t there a Native American explorer sailing in the opposite direction? Researchers have been trying to explain such cultural differences between groups for decades, but have they been barking up the wrong tree?
The Venus figurines were manufactured across Europe for tens of thousands of years during the stone age. How could ideas like this spread before mass movement, mass media and mass hysteria?
The weeks top stories in human evolution.
Researchers recently published data from a 45,000 year old human genome. It sheds a lot of light on human/neanderthal interbreeding and the human migration out of Africa.
It turns out that some cave art in Indonesia is some of the oldest in the world. This also makes it the only known example of non-European palaeolithic cave art. But what does it all mean?