The hips have many adaptations to help us walk upright. New research has found yet another way in which our pelvis aids our walking.
Homo naledi has a strange arm that combines tree-climbing and tool-using traits. What can explain this dilemma when no tools have been found with them?
A bunch of new information about Homo naledi has been published, including the discovery of a new juvenile. Plus a bunch of other info on their skull.
As humans moved out of Africa they had to evolve to deal with the cold. And they did. But how necessary were these adaptations to survive in the cold?
Australopithecus sediba has an unusual forearm that suggests it was an adept tree swinger. That might not sound strange, but it is.
Apes have a big body, which is unusual given how much they climb. New research on parkour athletes might shed light on this evolutionary paradox.
For a long time the evidence suggested that lucy was a tree swinger. However, a re-evaluation of shoulders suggest this isn’t the case
Research on cats identifies ways natural selection may be influencing them to become friendlier and more appealing to their human overlords.
Interbreeding between ancient humans, Neanderthals, and Denisovans influenced our ancestor’s genome. They inherited an improved immune system from them.
Some time over the past million years our ancestors began cooking our food. And this was so great our evolution has adapted us to eating the food we cook.