Newly-identified ancient human species lived in Africa 500k years ago

Meet Homo bodoensis: Newly-identified ancient human species lived in Africa 500,000 years ago and was a…

Africa's oldest human burial dates back 78,000 years

Africa’s oldest human burial is discovered: Body of a three-year-old CHILD buried in a Kenyan cave…

Less is more! Human brains struggle to subtract, scientists say

Less is more! People tend to add extra elements when asked to improve objects, ideas and…

Study finds why human brains grow larger than those of great apes

Human brains are larger than those of gorillas and chimpanzees because cells that produce neurons split…

Human ancestors lived in trees until at least 4.4 million years ago

Unravelling the mystery of how humans began walking upright: Analysis of hominin Ardi’s hand suggests our…

Stone Age Europeans used human bones in arrows to channel dead hunters

Stone-Age arrows discovered in the Netherlands date back 7,000 years and were made from HUMAN BONES…

Human brain cells could one day be gene-edited to prevent Alzheimer's

Human brain cells could be gene-edited to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, scientists claim…

Why do mosquitoes love human blood? Science just figured it out

A team of scientists in the US has figured out the compounds in human blood that…

Cyborg: Human organs could soon merge with computers to monitor health

Human organs could soon merge with computers as scientists create ‘cyborg technology’ to monitor health and…

Bizarre 'fish with human teeth' found in Malaysia

If social media is to be believed, a fisherman in Malaysia recently made a catch with…

Scientist calculates 110 humans would be needed to start new civilization on Mars

At least 110 humans would be needed to start a new civilization on Mars, a study…

Human model made from stem cells provides blueprint of the body

Embryo-like model created from stem cells provides a ‘blueprint’ of the human body and could reveal…