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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.

A four by four vehicle with people in it and looking out of the sun roof. The vehicle is moving across the savannah with 5 impala in its path.

Human beings are now the biggest predator in the African Savannah

Human beings are now the biggest predator in the African Savannah according to a new study. Animals are more afraid of humans than they are of lions.

This three-dimensional model highlights footprints across one of the excavated surfaces. The height of the area corresponds to the color, changing from cool greens to warm yellow colors with increasing elevation. PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID BUSTOS

Confirmed – Humans reached the Americas much earlier than thought

New research has now confirmed that humans reached the Americas at least 7,000 years earlier than thought - between 21,000 to 23,000 years ago. 

AI generated image of human walking across African savannah with a stick in right hand. There is a round white sun in the background against an orange sky

First Humans Who Left Africa Were a Mix of Different Lineages

A new study published in Nature by an international team of researchers suggests that humans were living in different regions of Africa, migrating from one region of the continent to the other and mix...

Stairs going upwards into two gigantic stone feet on either side. From Sri Lanka

10 amazing things we learned about our human ancestors in 2022

10 amazing things we learned about our human ancestors in 2022 relating to evolution, human history and anthropology.

X and Y chromosomes in green with yellow tips by Nathan Devery from-Shutterstock via The Conversation.png

The Y chromosome may slowly be disappearing but a new sex gene brings hope

Men are slowly losing their Y chromosome, but a new sex gene discovery in spiny rats brings hope for humanity

Reconstruction of the head of an adult male Homo heidelbergensis on display in the Hall of Human Origins in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC Source World History Encyclopedia

Britain’s Earliest Humans from over 600,000 years ago Lived in Canterbury

Archaeological discoveries made on the outskirts of Canterbury, Kent (England) confirm the presence of early humans in southern Britain between 560,000 and 620,000 years ago, making it one of the earl...

Schematic representation of the peopling of Eurasia through repeated waves of expansion from an out of Africa population Hub (grey-shaded area, precise location is not known); the red arrows represents the expansion associated with Initial Upper Paleolithic material culture and the blue arrows the expansion associated with Upper Paleolithic assemblages. Kya= kylo years ago.

Population hub out of Africa can explain Eurasian lineages of Humans

A new study says that a Population hub out of Africa can explain Eurasian lineages of Humans. This Hub could be in North Africa or West Asia.

Ancient African DNA helps reveal social changes for humans 50,000 years ago

According to a new study African DNA helps reveal social changes for humans 50,000 years ago, when there was a shift in human history.

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