Conservationists have long worried about the effects of subsistence hunting on animal populations in the Amazon. But species resilience and local knowledge complicate the story.
An evocative new film brings the realities of climate change out of Hollywood and into the intimacy of our everyday lives.
An intriguing new study adds cred to the theory that Lucy and her relatives spent some of their time in trees.
Fossil finds are challenging our understanding of the diminutive hominins discovered in Indonesia in 2003.
A new study suggests that changes to the head and teeth seen in our early human ancestors could have occurred before cooking—thanks to the invention of chopping raw meat.
New research suggests that depression risk, smoking addiction, and other health and cognitive traits may be partially shaped by the Neanderthal DNA that persists in modern humans.