Evolution 3

- A better grasp of primate grip

Cueva deEl Mirador (Espagne): An extra molar identified for the first time in an hominid

- Lomekwi 3 (Kenya): les premiers outils

- Ileret (Kenya): Homo erectus footprints hint at ancient hunting party

Why we have chins

- Lomekwi 3 (Kenya): World’s oldest stone tools discovered

Chimps in Senegal found to fashion spears for hunting

Baboon bone found in famous Lucy skeleton

Rusinga and Mfangano islands (Kenya): Early modern humans hugged riverine woodland environments

Tam Pa Ling (Laos): Two ancient human fossils reveal early human diversity

- L’australopithèque Little Foot a 3 670 000 ans

- Sterkfontein Caves (Afrique du Sud): Results from new dating methods applied to generate new questions and answers related to human evolution.

Seeing the (UV) light: Previously undetected difference in human mutation rate unique to Europeans

Earliest humans had diverse range of body types, just as we do today

The stapes in the middle ear of a Neanderthal child shows anatomical differences from humans

- Why It Took Big Humans To Populate Europe

How coalition-building by monkeys relates to human social structures

- Orangutans use their hands to make their voices deeper

Computer modeler brings Paranthropus boisei to life

- Big toe's big foot holds evolutionary key

- Batadomba-lena (Sri Lanka): Humans adapted to rainforest living much earlier than thought

Unique tooth reveals details of the Peking Man's life

The teeth tell a tale

Koobi Fora (Kenya): diversity in the body structure of human ancestors

- Zallah Oasis (Libye): fossils give clues to our own evolution

Reconstructed Homo habilis type OH 7 suggests deep-rooted species diversity in early Homo

Ledi-Geraru (Ethiopie): Earliest known fossil of the genus Homo dates to 2.8 to 2.75 million years ago

Ledi-Geraru (Ethiopie): Une mandibule vieillit le genre humain de 400 000 ans

Newton's Laws of Motion model chimp behavior

Scientists Develop New Model of Life's Evolution

- A gene for brain size only found in humans

- Chew Bahir (Ethiopie): Drilling ancient lake sheds light on human evolution

- Lukenya Hill (Kenya): Stone Age Skull Reveals Astonishing Human Diversity

- Evolving a bigger brain with human DNA

Down syndrome theory on Hobbit species doesn't hold to scrutiny

How modern humans ate their way to world dominance

Evolution continues despite low mortality and fertility rates

Sivapithecus: Walk like a man

Manot Cave (Israël): 55,000-year-old skull links modern man in vicinity of Neanderthals

Penghu (Taiwan): Ancient Human Fossil Could Be New Primitive Species

How human ancestors got a grip

Human language may have evolved to help our ancestors make tools

Chimpanzees select nut-cracking tools taking account of up to five different factors

A clear, molecular view of how human color vision evolved

Human skeleton has become lighter over time

Microbiome may have shaped early human populations

Natural selection is furthering mutations that are making skin paler

How association, learning can lead to exposure to disease

More holistic approach needed when studying the diets of our ancestors

AMS shows Modern Humans and Neanderthals overlapped

- Parasites and the evolution of primate culture

- Pre-human ancestors adapted to metabolize ethanol long before humans learned about fermentation

New age of the Lantian Homo erectus cranium extending to about 1.63 million years ago

Prehistoric conflict hastened human brain's capacity for collaboration

Opportunity, and not necessity, is the mother of invention

La culture cumulative n'est pas l'apanage de l'Homme : la preuve par les babouins

Discoverer of Lucy skeleton hopes to find what made us human

Ancient Humans May Not Have Been Redheads

Ten years on, scientists still debating the origins of Homo floresiensis—the 'Hobbit'

Unexpectedly speedy expansion of human, ape cerebellum

Social Transmission of Tool Use in Wild Chimpanzees Observed

AMS show Modern Humans and Neanderthals overlapped

Human faces are so variable because we evolved to look unique

- Study ties groundwater to human evolution 

- The Denisovan : The Other Neanderthal

Taung (Afrique du Sud): Child's skull not human-like

Atapuerca (Espagne) cave system : Into the depths of human history

- Flores bones show features of Down syndrome, not a new 'hobbit' human

Lower testosterone levels to march of human civilization

Iwo Eleru (Nigéria): place among Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene populations of North and East Africa

Première étude de « l'aire de Broca » chez les Hommes fossiles

Craniofacial feminization and the origin of behavioral modernity

Modao (Chine): Guangdong ape men could be older than Peking Man

Xujiayao (Chine): Discovery of Neandertal trait in ancient skull raises new questions about human evolution

Long-Term Climate Factors Led Early Humans Into Patchwork Evolution

Insect diet helped early humans build bigger brains

Scientists revise timeline of human origins

Nonmetric dental traits and the origin of East Asians

Erythrée : étude de la structure interne de dents d'un million d'années appartenant à Homo erectus/ergaster

- Humans and monkeys of one mind when it comes to changing it

Red Deer Cave (Chine): 'Enigma Man' may be new human species that lived until 11,000 years ago

Energetic and nutritional constraints on infant brain development: Implications for brain expansion during human evolution

Craniometric analysis of European Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic samples supports discontinuity at the Last Glacial Maximum

Human face shaped by millions of years of fighting

- Early humans were "Westward Ho," dental records reveal

- Vers une nouvelle sélection naturelle : l’humain est entré dans une nouvelle phase de son évolution

- Intertwined evolution of human brain and brawn

Your Brain Is Smaller Than a Caveman’s.

Uadi Aalad / Mulhuli-Amo (Erythrée): The late Early Pleistocene human dental remains

Yiyuan (Chine): Tooth-picking behavior identified in the middle Pleistocene hominins

Chimpanzees show similar personality traits to humans

Interactions between humans and scavengers have been decisive in human evolution

- Early Pleistocene aquatic resource use in the Turkana Basin

Taxonomic differences in deciduous upper second molar crown outlines of Homo sapiens, Homo neanderthalensis and Homo erectus

- ‘Homo’ only primate whose tooth size decreases as its brain size increases

The Missing Link that Wasn’t

Myrmecophagous microwear: Implications for diet in the hominin fossil record

Sterkfontein (Afrique du Sud): Little Foot, l’australopithèque sud-africain, aussi vieux que Lucy ?

Sterkfontein (Afrique du Sud): Little Foot is oldest complete Australopithecus

Toros-Menalla (Tchad, 7 Ma), the earliest hominin-bearing area: How many mammal paleocommunities?

Functional integrative analysis of the human hip joint

How apes and humans evolved side by side

- Dmanisi (Géorgie): Human ancestors deemed two species

Insectivory in human and non-human primates and the evolution of human diet

Liang Bua (Indonésie): Homo floresiensis mandibles

Rusinga Island (Kenya): New Light Shed on Habitat of Early Apes

- Kocabas (Turquie): Datation du plus vieil hominidé de Turquie, le chaînon manquant entre l’Europe et l’Afrique?

Influence of lower limb configuration on walking cost in Late Pleistocene humans

- What makes us human? Unique brain area linked to higher cognitive powers

 Ishango (R. D du Congo): Un fossile humain vieux de 2 millions d’années trouvé à l’ouest du Rift africain

Determinants of skull development and form