July 23, 2017|
Forensic experts explain.
April 27, 2017|
Scientists are criticizing the claim that hominins were in North America more than 100,000 years earlier than the currently accepted estimation.
February 1, 2017|
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2017 issue of The Scientist.
October 25, 2016|
Wild capuchin monkeys in Brazil produce sharp stone flakes by accident, causing some researchers to suggest a rethink of the beginnings of human tool use.
August 1, 2016|
Our evolutionary cousin is no longer a blundering caveman. Recent research has painted a picture of a human ancestor with culture, art, and advanced cognitive skills.
April 29, 2016|
A 2015 ancient DNA study determined that the 8,500-year-old skeletal remains belonged to an individual of Native American ancestry. Now, the US Army Corp of Engineers has begun the process of returning the bones to their rightful owners.
November 19, 2015|
The ancient genomes of 50,000-year-old Denisovan teeth suggest the extinct species lived alongside Neanderthals and modern humans.
August 17, 2015|
Cherished myths and merciless facts clash in a one-act play.
July 23, 2015|
Two genetic studies seeking to determine how people first migrated to North and South America yield different results.
July 15, 2015|
New research suggests that the form of the human hand has been around for a lot longer than previously thought.