Did a hunting technique make humans more artistic than Neanderthals?
Throwing spears from long distances to hunt big prey helped evolve hand-eye coordination in humans, which also allowed them to make art in caves, …
Anatomy of happiness
Stefan Klein explores the complex interplay between positive and negative emotions
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
Global strategy needed to build new roads to minimise environmental damage: study
Researchers identify areas where new roads have most potential benefit, areas where road building should be avoided
When did Homo erectus die out?
A fresh look at the demise of an ancient human species over 100,000 years ago
Humans and mice are similar, yet different creatures, says study
Research will help experts to better test medicines meant for humans on mice
Let's take a less bigoted view of history
With DNA adding to the slippery narratives about the past; historians, archeologists, and geneticists need to collaborate if we are to take a …
What genes do we share with fruit flies, roundworms?
Study comparing the human genome with that of fruit flies and roundworms can offer insights into how the information in the human genome …