Young primates are often bipedal as they learn to move like a grownup. This shows just how flexible locomotion can be, and how easy it might be to switch.
Many people have an aversion to rotting food. However, a review suggests it may have been an important part of the Paleo diet of our ancestors
Homo naledi has a mixture of archaic and more derived traits. New research has found that there are even more modern-like traits than we thought.
The origin of Homo sapiens has typically been dated to around 200,000 years ago, but a series of new discoveries are pushing back the first humans
People with more Neanderthal genes have a skull that differs from the human average producing a more Neanderthal-like skull. The brain also changes this way
A new set of Homo naledi fossils have been recovered from Rising Star Cave. They come fro the Lesedi Chamber, near the entrance.
Graecopithecus freybergi is an ape from Greece and Bulgaria. New research says it might be our distance ancestor, contrary to the idea we evolved in Africa
Homo naledi age has finally been discovered, revealing that the species is much younger than expected. What could explain this?
Australopithecus sediba shares many features with humans and apes. New research suggests this might just be because the fossils found are immature.
The largest review of chimp anatomy has revealed their musculature is surprisingly similar to ours. Thus, they could be good models for our ancestors