The media has jumped all over this beautifully preserved 47-million-year-old fossil, with some even calling it a “missing link.” What do you think?
Harvard's Marc Hauser has coined his own term for what we’ve been calling the Human Spark – humaniqueness.
Harvard's Dan Lieberman argues that we humans evolved to become the best long-distance runners on earth -- and we did it barefoot!
The colors a species can perceive is dictated by the types and number of visual pigments found in the retina. How might our color vision system have evolved?
Language is central to Steven Pinker's conception of what makes us human.
Just ten years ago, the prevailing view was that the modern human mind suddenly gelled in Europe some 35,000 years ago. Alison Brooks and her colleague Sally McBrearty have challenged that notion.
Anthropologists recently announced they’ve discovered the first example of footprints from the early human species Homo erectus.
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