Researchers have uncovered new evidence, which indicates that human and gorillas split 10 million years ago. The team found nine gorilla teeth fossils from 8 million years ago in Ethiopia's Chorora Formation, which is shedding new light on the human-gorilla split.
A 14,000-year-old thigh bone that was found in China is shedding new light on an ancient species of humans that became extinct at the end of the last Ice Age.
In a recent study, researchers examined the different facial skeletal structures of Neanderthals and modern humans. Their study is shedding light on the difference in facial structures and developments between the two.
By analyzing the DNA of Homo floresiensis' teeth, researchers found that they were a separate species from modern man.
A team of researchers have discovered an extinct species of apes known as 'Pliobates cataloniae' which existed 11.6 million years ago. This new finding reveals new information about humans' ancestors, and the evolutionary split between great apes and small apes.