How far back in time could you go and find a human with an essentially modern brain. Turns out the answer is surprisingly obvious
Researchers found chimps which use more noises to communicate have a larger social network, suggesting the origin of language might be to help us socialise.
Creationists disagreed over what Homo naledi was. However, they never acknowledged the existence of such debate, until now.
Australopithecus sediba has a jaw that makes no evolutionary sense. They ate a lot of tough food, yet it lost the adaptations for doing so its relatives had
Today’s case of psuedoscience comes from Belac. They also pointed me in the direction of the eolith nonsense from last time. Belac is quickly becoming my one-stop shop for creationist craziness. Today they’ve pointed me to the same place. Answers in Genesis, arguable the largest
Primates are rarely fat and smart. Yet humans are. It turns out ground-based animals can do both, so might our bellies have evolved when we left the trees?
The “first” migration into Australia interbred with an earlier, now extinct group of humans who had left Africa much earlier. It turns out we weren’t the first modern humans to leave Africa.
Our ancestors underwent some chromosomal fusion. Genetic research indicates this was before humans & Neanderthals split. And it may have only happened once.
Research has claimed that humans have an innate drive for violence. A drive influenced by our territoriality. But why are humans like that? Because of fish
Today you probably did some walking, remained healthy, and ate starch. This is possible because evolution equipped you with physiological superpowers.