China’s Dragon Man belongs to a new species of humans
The hominid was a male, about 50 years old, who had a high energy lifestyle
`It is perfectly possible that Homo genus evolved in Asia'
Bernard A Wood is University Professor of Human Origins at the Centre for Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, George Washington University, USA.…
What would happen if humans had flat feet?
The transversal arch, absent in modern-day gorillas and chimpanzees, developed in humans around 3.4 million year ago
Climate change is the architect of new human species
Fossil records tell us that physical changes typically take 500,000 years to appear
Analysis of tooth found in Laos proves that the Denisovans did exist beyond Siberia
Denisovans were first identified in a Siberian cave; but their genes existed in several Asian and Oceanic groups, thus intriguing scientists
How much evidence is enough to declare a new species of human from a Philippines cave site?
There is no reason to expect human evolution to have been any different to the evolution of other animals
When did Homo erectus die out?
A fresh look at the demise of an ancient human species over 100,000 years ago
‘Changing climatic conditions induce vegetation changes, which shapes human evolution’
DTE speaks with professor Rajeev Patnaik to understand the relationship of evolution with climate
How smart were our ancestors? Turns out the answer isn’t in brain size, but blood flow
Skulls hold clues to intelligence, says this physiology professor