Physical Anthropology

Exhumed remains of 13 Chinese men to be reburied in Nevada

Jul 2, 2018

The remains of 13 Chinese men unearthed in northeast Nevada more than two decades ago will finally be reburied in the Carlin City Cemetery

Science Says: European art scene began with Neanderthals

Feb 22, 2018

Two new studies from Spain provide the strongest evidence yet that Neanderthals created art

Fossil shows modern humans left Africa earlier than thought

Jan 25, 2018

Researchers found a jaw in an Israeli cave, indicating that modern humans left Africa as much as 100,000 years earlier than previously thought

Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6 million years old

Dec 6, 2017

Rare skeleton of human ancestor displayed in South Africa; said to be 3.6 million years old

Researchers shed light on Neanderthals' legacy in humans

Oct 5, 2017

Researchers say some human traits that are linked to sunlight, including a person's mood and sleep patterns, may be influenced by their Neanderthal forefathers

Scientists in South Africa reveal more on human-like species

May 9, 2017

A species belonging to the human family tree whose remnants were first discovered in a South African cave in 2013 lived several hundred thousand years ago, indicating that the creature was alive at the same time as early humans in Africa, experts say

Stone Age cannibals: Hunting each other not worth the hassle

Apr 6, 2017

Trying to explain cases of cannibalism among our evolutionary forerunners is a scientific challenge

Caveman menu: Woolly rhino in Belgium, mushrooms in Spain

Mar 8, 2017

Dental plaque shows Neanderthal diet of woolly rhino in Belgium, mushrooms and moss in Spain

Scientists take first steps to growing human organs in pigs

Jan 26, 2017

Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs in animals to transplant into people

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