Physical Anthropology

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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