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CATEGORY: Early Humans
Early Humans Slept Around with More than Just Neanderthals
March 16, 2018

New DNA research has unexpectedly revealed that they were even more promiscuous than we thought. Read More

New Research Reveals Britain’s Oldest Ancestor Had Dark Skin and Blue Eyes
February 7, 2018

Known as the 'Cheddar Man,' the discovery of his skin color defied popular belief in Britain. Read More

Stunning New Fossil Suggests Humans Left Africa Far Earlier Than We Thought
January 25, 2018

It is the oldest homo sapiens fossil ever discovered outside of Africa. Read More

DNA from Ice Age Baby Uproots Native American Family Tree
January 4, 2018

The Ancient Beringians split off from other Native American ancestors 20,000 years ago. Read More

How Homo Sapiens Fossils Found in Morocco May Rewrite the Human Story
June 8, 2017

The new findings suggest our species may have emerged in multiple locations, and more than 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. Read More

Did the First Human Ancestor Emerge in Europe, Not Africa?
May 23, 2017

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Did Humans Kill Off the Hobbits?
September 26, 2016

New carbon dating of ancient teeth found on the Indonesian island of Flores suggests early humans may have driven the “hobbit” species Homo floresiensis into extinction. Read More

DNA Study Finds Aboriginal Australians World’s Oldest Civilization
September 23, 2016

An unprecedented DNA study has found evidence of a single human migration out of Africa and confirmed that Aboriginal Australians are the world’s oldest civilization. Read More

Did Lucy, Famed Human Ancestor, Die After Falling From a Tree?
August 30, 2016

In a new study, researchers claim to have solved the mystery of how the early human ancestor known as Lucy died nearly 3.2 million years ago. Read More

New Study Refutes Theory of How Humans Populated North America
August 10, 2016

A new study has challenged the popular theory that the first Ice-Age humans who migrated to North America arrived by a land bridge connecting Siberia to Alaska. Read More