A small tooth, a big surprise, and Denisovans in Laos!

A new Denisovans fossil has been discovered! This leads to further understanding of the species, and new secrets, and many more answers, which lead to more and more questions!

A Planet of Apes 

While today, there are only four species of Great Apes left walking the planet today, only of them are bipedal in their form of locomotion, or that they walk on two legs. That would be us, Homo sapiens. This, as well as many other aspects of our lives, bodies, and cultures, make us a special species, possibly the most unique to have ever walked the earth (at least the most successful). But we were not always alone…

A Planet of Apes 

While today, there are only four species of Great Apes left walking the planet today, only of them are bipedal in their form of locomotion, or that they walk on two legs. That would be us, Homo sapiens. This, as well as many other aspects of our lives, bodies, and cultures, make us a special species, possibly the most unique to have ever walked the earth (at least the most successful). But we were not always alone…

First new Oldowan Tool site discovered in 30 Years! 

In a new find detailed in Science Direct, for the first time in thirty years, researchers have discovered a new locality, or location, where Oldowan tools have been found…

Modern Humans Entered Europe Thousands of Years Before Expected!

For as long as people have been around, we have wondered where we came from. It is an innate curiosity that most of us share on some level. Whether it is wondering where our grandparents came from, their culture, and what language they speak. Or perhaps it is wondering which tribe an African American familyContinue reading “Modern Humans Entered Europe Thousands of Years Before Expected!”

Did Cooking and Eating Meat Make Us Who We Are Today?

Did Homo erectus’ habit of increased meat eating lead to our body structure, and mental capacities that we have and know of today? A new paper claims perhaps this idea is not as correct as we thought…

The Story of Us Ep #28 Homo naledi and the discovery of Leti with Dr. Juliet Brophy!

Out of the Darkness of Rising Star….comes #Leti, the naledi child!

Join us as we discuss this stunning find with the lead author of one of the two papers about this discovery, Dr. Juliet Brophy!

The Oldest Modern Humans are now 36k years older than originally thought!

The oldest known AMH fossils are now even older! Meet Omo 1, our oldest H. sapiens ancestor!