We're learning more than ever about ancient Neanderthals, thanks to the most complete sequence to date of the Neanderthal genome. The ancient DNA reveals a long history of Neanderthals interbreeding among at least four different types of early humans living in Europe and Asia.
It turns out that we may have even more in common with Neanderthals than we thought. Scientists have already discovered that humans and Neanderthals once interbred, but now they're piecing together the specifics to find out exactly what traits persist in modern humans.
Scientists have uncovered a bit more about human hand evolution; they've found a new hand bone from a human ancestor who roamed East Africa about 1.42 million years ago.
It turns out that a broad range of struggles that humans face on a daily basis could be explained by math. Scientists have created a mathematical expression called a "power-law" that actually mathematically describes the severity and timing of human confrontations that affect us personally and as a ...
Our human ancestors evolved their bipedalism over time, transitioning from a lifestyle of dwelling in trees to one on the ground. Now, though, researchers have uncovered a bit more about how one of our oldest human ancestors moved. It turns out that the six-million-year-old "Millenium Man" was biped...
Archaeologists have uncovered some old bones that may tell us a bit more about our own ancient ancestors. They've unearthed a partial skeleton that reveals our ancestors were muscular creatures with a gorilla-like upper body that were adaptive to their environment.
In a study that focuses on consumer guilt during the infamous holiday shopping day, they found that those engaged in a chain of goodwill were more likely to "pay-it-forward" when it came to their own price.