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Anthropologists Find Homo Naledi Child’s Skull in South Africa

A team of researchers published papers last week on their 2017 discovery of a skull of a child belonging to the hominid species Homo naledi. The skull, which is 250,000 years old, was retrieved from the depths of a...

Homo Bodoensis: The New Species of Human Ancestor

Scientists named a new species of human ancestor, Homo bodoensis, on Thursday. Dr Mirjana Roksandic, of the University of Winnipeg in Canada, led a team of researchers in reanalyzing fossils from Africa and Eurasia to precisely define the new...

New Evidence on Crete Footprints Indicates They’re 6.5 Million Years Old

In 2002, researchers who had discovered hominid footprints on the Greek island of Crete discovered they were made an incredible 5.7 million years ago. Now, they say, they are putting back the date even further, making it almost certain...

40,000-Year-Old Neanderthal Cave Chamber Discovered in Gibraltar

Professor Clive Finlayson, an evolutionary biologist who is the director of the Gibraltar National Museum, recently led a team of experts along the shore of the eponymous Rock -- finding a Neanderthal cave that was inhabited long ago. They ended...

Neanderthal Man’s Recreated Face Takes Internet By Storm

A recreation of a Neanderthal man's face is turning heads all over the world - not only for its strong resemblance to our own physiognomy today but also because of the good humor it exudes, as much as 70,000...

Neanderthals Reached Greek Island of Naxos 200,000 Years Ago

Neanderthals and early humans are now believed to have inhabited Naxos 200,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought.

Study Proves Humans and Neanderthals Lived Together 50,000 Years Ago

New research from an Israeli archaeological dig has proven that modern humans and Neanderthals lived together some 50,000 years ago.

New Study Suggests Theory Of Early Humans In Naxos

The “Stélida Naxos Archaeological Project (SNAP)”, directed by Dr. Tristan Carter of McMaster University, under the auspices of the Canadian Institute in Greece, suggests that early humans could have existed in Stelida, Naxos as long as 260,000 years ago. Specifically, during the excavation, researchers revealed...