By Molly Michelson The discovery of a very complete skull in Dmanisi, Georgia is shaking up the human family tree. Last week in Science, researchers reported finding a Homo skull with both an intact cranium and mandible (lower jaw). A finding so complete is quite rare, and this particular specimen displays characters and features that [...]
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This week’s offerings of science news headlines include smart elephants, polite marmosets and ancient toothpicks.
Buried ancient rivers and missing martians– our Friday round-up of science headlines!
When did food start to taste good?
Maybe we ought to rethink those cavemen jokes– new evidence finds sophisticated Neanderthal tools that pre-date human arrival.
Scientists are implanting false memories into mice to determine how humans create them.
The old saying “You are what you eat” takes on new significance in the most comprehensive analysis to date of early human teeth from Africa.
Hominin fossils shake up the family tree!
What genetic differences in sweet potatoes can tell us about human movement.