Humans and Neanderthals interbred. This happened during at least 3 distinct periods as humans spread around the world.
Genes for music (or at least correlated with musical ability) were found. These included some also linked with language, rewards, and birds.
The ICR claims a recent paper which refers to the “Creator” proves creationism, despite the fact that both the paper and authors disagree with them.
Human ancestors cut up their food to reduce the energy it took to chew it and increasing the energy they got from it, helping fuel their big brains.
Atapuerca is a Spanish site that sheds a lot of light on human evolution. It contains hundreds of fossils, plus early evidence of religion and cannibalism. Now it’s also the source of the oldest hominin DNA ever found. This DNA is particularly important because it reveals just
PLoS recently published research that claimed the human hand was so well adapted it was “the proper design by the Creator“. This conclusion was criticised, leading to the retraction of this paper. Despite this retraction, and the fact that the paper doesn’t provide good evidence for a
A simulation shows that if environments were tough Neanderthals would have resorted to cannibalism. This may have ultimately resulted in their extinction.
Neanderthal sites contain rocks that could have been used to help start fires. Or not. However, there are other, clearer, cases of Neanderthal chemistry.
A research paper examines how the hand moves. They claim it is the optimal design, providing evidence of a creator behind it. This is false.
Hunter-gatherer hunters were thought to be high risk/high reward. For one group at least, it’s much less risky than we thought.