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Homo Erectus

Is This The Moment Our Ancestors Learned To Kill?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.22.2015 | Science

At some point, our earliest ancestors stopped relying solely on foraging and scavenging and started to hunt, learning to stalk and kill their food. Pr...

Baseball Study Spotlights Key Factor In Human Evolution

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science

Retired baseball pitcher Sandy Koufax is regarded as one of the most talented players to have ever stepped on the mound, but new research suggests he ...

Debate Flares Over Turkana Boy's Strange Skeleton

Posted 03.21.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/20/2013 11:23 AM EDT on LiveScience "Turkana Boy," an exquisitely preserved 1.5-million-year...

Ancient Bone Raises New Questions About Early Humans

Posted 02.07.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/06/2013 05:24 PM EST on LiveScience Scientists have unearthed a jawbone from an ancient huma...

Ancient Tools May Show Rise Of Human Ancestor

Posted 01.28.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 01/28/2013 03:22 PM EST on LiveScience Scientists have unearthed and dated some of the oldest...

Artifacts Suggest 'Peking Man' Was Surprisingly Sophisticated

Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 12/31/2012 02:15 PM EST on LiveScience "Peking Man," a human ancestor who lived in China between...

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Eerie Avatar Brings Prehistoric Child To Life

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Science

"We began to realize with some clarity that we had made a remarkable discovery." That's celebrated paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey talking about...

Oldest Homo Erectus Tools Ever Found Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2011 | World - Early humans were creating and using advanced stone tools 1.8 million years ago, much earlier than previously thought, according to arch...

Manthropology: The Science Of The Inadequate Modern Male

Peter McAllister | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter McAllister

I wondered how many other stories about the extraordinary abilities of pre-modern men were true. I decided to find out, starting with that most male of characteristics: physical strength.

Humans May Have Faced Extinction 1 Million Years Ago

Scientific American | Carina Storrs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

New genetic findings suggest that early humans living about one million years ago were extremely close to extinction....