There are pros and cons to any relationship, but what are the risks and benefits of mating … with another species?
What is it about islands that makes big creatures turn small?
Fossil finds are challenging our understanding of the diminutive hominins discovered in Indonesia in 2003.
Library archives reveal the Gibraltar skull’s role in the discovery of our sister species.
Researchers seeking to discover the truth about human origins are turning to animal hybrids for insights. What they’ve found may lead to more questions than answers.
“I do not think any spectacle can be more interesting, than the first sight of Man in his primitive wildness.” —Charles Darwin, letter to J.S. Henslow, April 11, 1833 March 3 was World Wildlife Day, and that got me thinking: Are humans still “wild”? If not, when were human ancestors no longer “wildlife”? In other words, what event or transition in human evolutionary history marks the “domestication” of …