Bones

Why Some Scientists Want To Rewrite The History Of How We Learned To Walk

Why Some Scientists Want To Rewrite The History Of How We Learned To Walk

It’s not often that a fossil truly rewrites human evolution, but the recent discovery of an ancient extinct ape has some scientists very excited. According to its discoverers, Danuvius guggenmosi combines some human-like features with others that look like those of living chimpanzees. They suggest that it would have had…

Humans Lived In Madagascar 6000 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought

Humans Lived In Madagascar 6000 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought

An analysis of butchered animal bones suggests humans had somehow ventured to Madagascar by at least 10,000 years ago, which is 6000 years earlier than previous evidence suggested. This means humans likely played a key role in the extinction of the island’s large animals.