Humans tend to mix and interact with each other. Geneticists are once again starting to take that seriously, changing their view of our origins.
In the Gran Dolina cave site, ancient people left a bone bed of bison killed in two seasons and butchered at the site with expedient tools.
Reading a meta-analysis of faunal data by Geoff Smith and coworkers that concludes that all Middle Pleistocene African peoples hunted the same prey animals.
Recently, I delivered a lecture to the American Society for Human Genetics, focusing on the African record of human origins. It was a great privilege to speak to more than 5000 members of this professional organization, together with other distinguished experts on African genetic variation and health. Here I share
Gerrit van den Bergh and coworkers describe dental remains and a jaw from Mata Menge, 700,000 years ago.
An article by Wil Roebroeks and Paola Villa argues that fire was not present in Europe before 400,000 years ago.
A National Geographic documentary program prompts questions about some fossils from South Africa with large body size estimates.