Human evolution
Human evolution is the evolutionary process leading up to the appearance of anatomically modern humans. The topic usually covers the evolutionary history of primates, in particular the genus Homo, and...
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Neanderthal Minibrains Offer Insight Into Our History
Comparing Neanderthal minibrains to those of modern humans can help explain our evolution into the dominant species.
Human face evolution in the last 6 million years
A depiction that human face has undergone significant evolution within the last 6 million years.
New Human Subspecies Likely To Emerge As Martian Planners Try To Establish Red Planet Colony | Tech Times
Humans who plan on inhabiting Mars are faced with a difficult challenge of conceiving children. Microgravity could result in a variety of defects in an unborn child.
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
Muslim businessman says Australia's white race will die
Muslim businessman Mohamed Elmouelhy (pictured) predicts Australia's white race will die out within 40 years because Australian men are too busy drinking, smoking and taking drugs.
Animated map shows how humans migrated across the globe
It's tough to know what happened on Earth thousands of years before anyone started writing anything down. But thanks to the amazing work of anthropologists a...
6 People with Unique Skin Color 👌
Here are 6 Gorgeous People with their Unique Skin Color which make them special. 6 People with Unique Skin Color You Won't Believe Actually Exist.
Humans Inherited The Tendency For Violence, But Civilization Has Tamed It
As a species, humans seem to have inherited murderous traits via evolution and genetics, but civilization has tamed some of it out, a new study suggests. Scientists in Spain calculated the rate at whi...
Do Snakes Have Bones?
Snakes flexibility makes many of us think they don't have bones, but snakes do have bones, lots of bones
The science is in: Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight
Why working out is great for health, but not for weight loss, explained in five minutes.
What Is The Origin Of The Handshake?
The handshake has existed in some form or another for thousands of years, but its origins are somewhat murky. One popular theory is that the...
We Were Wrong About How Ancient Humans Colonized North America
It’s a veritable certainty that North America’s first people arrived via the Bering Land Bridge, but less certainty exists about how and where they migrated from there. For years, scientists thought t...
Calls vs. Balls: "Monkey Balls" Show Why Men Overcompensate
Howler monkeys are about the size of a small dog, weighing around seven kilos, yet they are among the loudest terrestrial animals on the planet, and can roar...
High-Pitched Voice Theory - Neanderthal
Vocal experts examine the first full skeleton of a neanderthal ever to be discovered and uncover insights into the most likely sound our primitive cousins wo...
Proof of evolution that you can find on your body
If you want evidence of evolution by natural selection, look no further than your own body.
NOVA: Little people of Flores
In 2003 paleoanthropologists made a discovery on the Indonesian island of Flores that shook up the world of early human studies like no other in recent years...
Paleoanthropology
Paleoanthropology (English: Palaeoanthropology; from Greek: παλαιός (palaeos) "old, ancient"), anthrōpos (ἄνθρωπος), "man", understood to mean humanity, and -logia (-λογία), "discourse" or "study"), w...
Paleoanthropology - Wikipedia
Timeline of human evolution
The timeline of human evolution outlines the major events in the development of the human species, and the evolution of humans' ancestors. It includes a brief explanation of some animals, species or g...
Biological anthropology
Biological anthropology, also known as physical anthropology, is a scientific discipline concerned with the biological and behavioral aspects of human beings, their related non-human primates and thei...
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Primate
A primate (/ˈpraɪmeɪt/ PRY-mayt) is a mammal of the order Primates (/praɪˈmeɪtiːz/ pry-MAY-teez; Latin: "prime, first rank"). In taxonomy, primates include two distinct lineages, strepsirrhines and ha...
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Ape
Apes (Hominoidea) are a branch of Old World tailless anthropoid catarrhine primates native to Africa and Southeast Asia and distinguished by a wide degree of freedom at the shoulder joint indicating t...
Hominidae
The Hominidae (/hɒˈmɪnɨdiː/), also known as great apes, form a taxonomic family of primates, including four extant genera: the chimpanzees (Pan) with 2 species; gorillas (Gorilla) with 2 species; huma...
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Hominina
Homo is the genus of hominids that includes modern humans and species closely related to them. The genus is estimated to be about 2.5 million years old, emerging with the appearance of Homo habilis fr...
Hominina - Wikipedia
Chimpanzee-human last common ancestor
The chimpanzee–human last common ancestor (CHLCA, CLCA, or C/H LCA) is the last species that the genera Homo and Pan (i.e. humans on one hand and bonobos and common chimpanzees on the other) share as...
Homo
Homo is the genus of hominids that includes modern humans and species closely related to them. The genus is estimated to be about 2.5 million years old, emerging with the appearance of Homo habilis fr...
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Hunting hypothesis
In paleoanthropology, the hunting hypothesis is the hypothesis that human evolution was primarily influenced by the activity of hunting for relatively large and fast animals, and that the activity of ...
Killer ape theory
The killer ape theory or killer ape hypothesis is the theory that war and interpersonal aggression was the driving force behind human evolution. It was originated by Raymond Dart in the 1950s; later i...
Homo habilis
Homo habilis is a species of the Hominini tribe, during the Gelasian and early Calabrian stages of the Pleistocene period, between roughly 2.1 and 1.5 million years ago.
There has been scholarly...
Homo habilis - Wikipedia
Homo erectus
Homo erectus (meaning "upright man," from the Latin ērigere, "to put up, set upright") is an extinct species of hominin that lived throughout most of the Pleistocene, with the earliest first fossil e...
Homo erectus - Wikipedia
Early human migrations
Early human migrations and expansions of archaic and modern humans across continents began 1.8 million years ago with the migration out of Africa by Homo erectus and were followed by the migrations of...
Early human migrations - Wikipedia