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Humans may have evolved dexterous hands around half a million years earlier than previously thought, discovery of a 1.42-million-year-old bone fossil in Kenya suggests.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 10:53
A team of archaeologists have concluded that Neanderthals, forerunners to modern humans, buried their dead.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 14:48
Researchers have claimed 300,000 years before the emergence of anatomically modern humans, prehistoric people chose to predominantly live on islands in the flood plains of major rivers.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 16:12
Humans have been deceiving themselves for thousands of years that they are smarter than the rest of the animal kingdom, despite growing evidence to the contrary, scientists say.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:01
Neanderthals, like modern humans, had separate areas in their shelters dedicated to various activities and household chores, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 16:32
Researchers have claimed that sharks can comprehend body orientation and therefore know whether humans are facing them or not.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 11:24
Researchers have found that Neanderthals used to organize their living spaces in ways that were familiar to modern humans, a discovery that once again shows similarities between the close cousins.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:29
A leading geneticist has claimed that human beings are the result of a cross breed between a pig and a chimp.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 12:11
A research group at Bonn University and international collaborators have discovered an "immune gene" in Neanderthals.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 13:16
Ancient viruses from Neanderthals dating back 500,000 years have been found in modern human DNA, Oxford scientists say.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 15:02
Researchers have discovered that at least in ants, animals can change their decision-making strategies based on experience.
Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 18:01
Emphasising that unchecked consumer expansion would be a recipe for ecological disaster, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday called for a conservation mechanism that balances both human aspiration and bio-diversity.
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