When you watch a pitcher wind up and throw a fastball down the middle, you’re seeing millions of years of human evolution and adaptations in action.
Posts Tagged ‘hominid’
A small pinky bone, tens of thousands of years old, offers as complete a genome sequence as living humans.
What can the genes of three hunter-gatherer populations in Africa tell us about human origins?
What can new fossil discoveries tell us about our human lineage? Zeray Alemseged tells us…
What’s the difference between a claw and nail? Perhaps human origins!
Chemical analysis of fossilized teeth shows our early male ancestors never roamed too far from home.
Not by the hair of my chinny-chin-chin… Fossil remains from China seem to radically change what we thought we knew about our species’ arrival in East Asia.
The Academy’s Zeray Alemseged reveals his latest discovery—human tool use dating back to 3.4 million years ago.
Scientists find plenty of things to disagree on, but climate change isn’t one of them.