anthropology

An orangutan and a neanderthal face

Podcast Episode 90 l Our two cousins: A neanderthal and an orangutan

We are discussing two different amazing news items in today's podcast. We have the reconstruction of the face of a 75,000-year-old female Neanderthal and then we learn about an orangutan who healed it...

Reconstruction of the face of 75,000-year-old female Neanderthal from cave where species buried their dead. University of Cambridge

The Face of a 75,000-Year-Old Neanderthal

The Face of a 75,000-Year-Old Neanderthal has been reconstructed shedding light on the Evolution of our cousins.

Remains of the castle in Korolevo, close to the site. Катерина Байдужа/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

The first Europeans were in Ukraine 1.4 million years ago

The first Europeans were in Ukraine 1.4 million years ago, at a site on the Tysa River in western Ukraine known as Korolevo. according to a new analysis.

Homo neanderthalensis cranium (Tabun 1) © The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London

New fossil dating techniques change human evolution timeline

New fossil dating techniques have been used that have changed the human evolution timeline from what we had previously thought.