Prehistoric artists in Altamira used their rubbish to help make cave art, recycling discarded shells into a key tool for making the art.
The human brain is linked to everything that makes us unique. So was its evolution also be special? New research reveals it wasn’t that unusual
Research reveals that evolution has been influencing people recently. It’s driven them to spend less time being educated. However, culture counteracted it
Experiments on different orangutan species has revealed that the more socialising a species does the smarter they’ve evolved. Could there be a link?
Human romantic relationships are often described as “serial”. That is, they happen one after the other. Just like lights in the serial (or series) circuit, you may have learned about in school. Like in serial relationships, damage to one of these lights in a series
Human history goes back almost 10,000 years. Which might seem like a long time, but it’s nothing compared to our prehistory. That stretches back to the earliest known modern human, who lived ~195,000 years ago. We are an ancient species. So ancient that creationists seem
New research claims to have found many fractures in Lucy’s bones, indicating she died in a fall. However, the evidence leaves a lot to be desired.
Nowadays us humans are the only surviving members of the hominin family. However, roll the clock back a mere 50,000 years and the world looks a lot different. In Europe, the Neanderthals flourished. The Denisovans were occupying a cave in Siberia. And we humans were
More than half a million Americans break their wrist every year. It’s one of the most common fractures out there, accounting for 25% of the broken bones in kids. What makes it so vulnerable? Something we’ve all probably done. As you fall you stretch out
Evidence has been found that links socialising to evolutionary success, potentially explaining why our species got big brains.