Featured in early humans
Domestication Saved Pumpkins And Squash From Extinction
Something to give thanks for
Eating Carbs Helped Humans Develop Big Brains
Take that, Atkins diet
Chimps Can Learn To Cook Their Food (Or At Least To Microwave It)
Findings could tell us how our ancestors learned to cook, too
Did Ancient Climate Change Drive Human Evolution?
A new study argues that climate oscillations in East Africa resulted in human migration and adaptation.
Human Ancestor Reconstructed, Halfway Between Chimp And Human
A recent descendent of Homo gets a complete skeleton.
Eating Cooked Food Made Us Human
Raw food takes too long to digest and offers too few calories to grow a human brain. Cooking it is the key.
Australopithecine Stakes a Claim as Humanity’s Earliest Ancestor
Not so fast, Homo habilis. The australopithecine currently viewed as one of the earliest human ancestors may have just been...
Ancient Portable Tool Kit Shows Humans Settled North America Much Earlier Than Scientists Thought
A prehistoric mobile toolkit buried in milky creek sediments in central Texas shows humans first settled North America 2,500 years...
First Early Human Genome Sequenced
Say hello to Inuk
The Roots of Upright Walking
Scientists determine that the need to carry babies wasn't a driving factor as early humans started walking tall