Humans are really bad for the environment. But just how long we’ve been bad for it can be surprising. As far back as 50,000 years ago, humans arriving in a region has been linked with a lot of the local animals going extinct. However, human
Researchers made parkour athletes jump about, revealing how our early ancestors may have been both bipedal and living in the trees.
New research suggest ancient humans may have been seafood specialists, eating a lot of crab to survive. But does this hold up to scrutiny?
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.