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Humans came close to extinction - 08/09/98
Fossil find could rewrite human history - 10/12/98
Secrets of the Stone Age - 16/12/98
Neanderthals 'mated with modern humans' - 21/04/99
'First Americans were Australian' - 26/08/99
Neanderthals were cannibals - 01/10/99
Neanderthals survived longer than thought - 26/10/99
Ape-man: Origin of sophistication - 22/02/00
World's oldest building discovered (in Japan, 500,000 years old) - 01/03/00
Asia's oldest axe tools discovered - 03/03/00
Early Man walked on all fours - 23/03/00
Miniature monkey is missing link in man's family tree - 23/03/00
'Single mutation led to language' - 28/03/00
Neanderthals not human ancestors - 29/03/00
Did sharing evolve from group hunting? - 06/04/00
Origins of Language
Did a forgotten naturalist [Alfred Wallace] beat Darwin to natural selection? - 17/04/00
New monkey species discovered - 23/04/00
Near complete apeman skull found - 26/04/00
[Georgian] Fossil skulls show the way - 11/05/00
Skull fossils find provides clue to 'first Europeans' - 12/05/00
Fossils may be 'first Europeans' - 12/05/00
Chimps take cooking tips - 17/08/00
Lost Brazilian tribe emerges deep in the Amazon - 17/08/00
Brazil's lost tribe returns - 18/08/00
Genetic 'Adam never met Eve' - 30/10/00 The most recent ancestor of all males living today was a man who lived in Africa around 59,000 years ago
Genetic study roots humans in Africa - 06/12/00
Scientists unearth six million-year-old remains in Africa - 07/12/00
Mungo Man shows how Australia was a cradle of culture - 09/01/01
'Modern humans' dexterity 'drove out Neanderthals' - 08/02/01
Brazil seeks out lost Indian tribes - 27/03/01
Genetic roots of Europe - 17/05/01 Northern Europeans could be descended from as few as 50 individuals who survived the last ice age
Fishy clue to rise of humans - 21/05/01
Teeth and bones stir human debate - 11/07/01
DNA analysis tracks Silk Road forbears - 28/08/01
Stone Age masterpieces shed new light on the origins of art - 04/10/01
Computer skills of brainy monkeys - 15/10/01
'Oldest' prehistoric art unearthed - 10/01/02
Cave find dates the dawn of creativity - 11/01/02
Extra 20m years before man came down from the trees - 18/04/02
Primate ancestor lived with dinos - 18/04/02
New evidence of Neanderthal violence - 22/04/02
chimps used simple tools 5 million years ago - 23/05/02
Nut-cracking chimps shed new light on our old tools - 24/05/02
Neanderthal clues from mammoth find - 25/06/02
First humans 'small brained' - 04/07/02
'Astonishing' skull unearthed in Africa - 10/07/02
Q&A: Chad fossil discovery - 10/07/02
Scientists delight in ancient skull find - 10/07/02
'It's a wonderful thing' - 10/07/02
Skull of 'man's oldest relative' found - 11/07/02
Family of man - 11/07/02
Humanity in my hands - 11/07/02
Neanderthal skeleton rediscovered - 04/09/02
Ape culture hints at earlier evolution - 02/01/03
How great apes at play backdate origins of man - 03/01/03 the origin of human-like culture goes back at least 14 million years
Georgian skull's link to our past - 10/01/03
Fossil find stirs human debate - 31/01/03
350,000-year-old footprints discovered - 17/03/03
Evidence of earliest human burial - 26/03/03
Neanderthals 'had hands like ours' - 27/03/03
Blow to Neanderthal breeding theory - 13/05/03
Hominid site saved for research - 14/05/03
Chimps genetically close to humans - 20/05/03
Oldest human skulls found - 11/06/03
Q&A: The Herto skulls - 11/06/03
160,000-year-old skulls fill crucial gap in evolution - 12/06/03
Date limit set on first Americans - 22/07/03
Human fossils set European record - 22/09/03
Ancient man 'used tooth picks' - 06/11/03
Neanderthal 'face' found in Loire - 02/12/03
Cavemen were first with flying ducks on the wall - 18/12/03
'New World' link to Arctic find - 02/01/04
Monkeys 'grasp basic grammar' - 21/01/04
Neanderthals 'not close family' - 27/01/04
New light shed on SA cave art - 07/02/04 Archaeologists using the latest radio-carbon dating technology found that the Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg paintings are 3,000 years old
Hunt for ancient human molecules - 16/02/04
Early pre-human lacked sharp canines - 08/03/04
Early human marks are 'symbols' - 16/03/04
Cave yields 'earliest jewellery' - 15/04/04
Neanderthals were 'adults by 15' - 28/04/04
Bones point to origins of speech - 25/06/04
Skull fuels Homo erectus debate - 02/07/04
Tribe challenges American origins - 07/09/04
'New' giant ape found in DR Congo - 10/10/04
'Hobbit' joins human family tree - 27/10/04
'Original' great ape discovered - 18/11/04
Running 'key to human evolution' - 18/11/04
Amazing hominid haul in Ethiopia - 19/01/05
Age of ancient humans reassessed - 16/02/05 Two skulls originally found in 1967 have been shown to be about 195,000 years old, making them the oldest modern human remains known to science
Scientists unearth early skeleton - 06/03/05
Chad skull 'leans to human line' - 06/04/05
Early hominid 'cared for elderly' - 07/04/05
DNA project to trace human steps - 13/04/05
Jawbone hints at earliest Britons - 27/04/05
Footprints of 'first Americans' - 05/07/05 Human settlers made it to the Americas 30,000 years earlier than previously thought
Scientists finally study Kennewick Man - 05/07/05
'Fires wiped out' ancient mammals - 08/07/05
Robotics show Lucy walked upright - 20/07/05
Chimpanzee culture 'confirmed' - 22/08/05
First chimpanzee fossils found - 31/08/05
'Proof' our brains are evolving - 09/09/05
Chimps fall down on friendship - 27/10/05
Drought may have shaped history - 07/12/05
Tools unlock secrets of early man - 14/12/05 early humans were living in Britain around 700,000 years ago, substantially earlier than previously thought
SA fossil murder mystery solved - 13/01/06
'Footprints' debate to run and run - 16/01/06
Time changes modern human's face - 25/01/06
Predators 'drove human evolution' - 19/02/06
Ancient skull found in Ethiopia - 27/03/06
Fossils fill gap in human lineage - 12/04/06
Evolution's human and chimp twist - 18/05/06
Study shows apes can plan ahead - 19/05/06
'Hobbit' stirs scientific clash - 19/05/06
New twist in 'hobbit' human story - 31/05/06
Tooth gives up oldest human DNA - 06/06/06 from a Neanderthal that lived 100,000 years ago, found in the Scladina cave in the Meuse Basin, Belgium
Ancient humans 'followed rains' - 21/07/06
Neanderthals' 'last rock refuge' - 13/09/06 the species may have lived in Gorham's Cave on Gibraltar as recently as only 24,000 years ago
'Lucy's baby' found in Ethiopia - 20/09/06
Neanderthal DNA secrets unlocked - 15/11/06
Hungry ancients 'turned cannibal' - 05/12/06
'Little Foot' too young to be our ancestor - 08/12/06
New scan of 'Neanderthal' jawbone - 12/12/06
How the climate changed the story of human evolution - 15/12/06
Clues found for early Europeans - 12/01/07
Freeze 'condemned Neanderthals' - 20/02/07
Incest: an age-old taboo - 12/03/07
'First west Europe tooth' found - 30/06/07
Ethiopia yields ancestral fossils - 11/07/07
Famous fossil Lucy starts US tour - 06/08/07
Finds test human origins theory - 08/08/07
Egypt footprint 'could be oldest' - 21/08/07
Georgia clues to human origins - 19/09/07
Deep-voiced men 'have more kids' - 25/09/07
US army enlists anthropologists - 16/10/07
Cave clue to 'first beachcombers' - 17/10/07
Neanderthals 'were flame-haired' - 25/10/07
Chimps beat humans in memory test - 03/12/07
Ancient skull dug up in Henan may bury 'Out of Africa' theory - Jan 24, 2008
Oldest hominid discovered is 7 million years old: study - 28/02/08
Skull Changes Show Time of Human-Neandertal Split - 17/03/08
Spain dig yields ancient European - 26/03/08
Study says near extinction threatened people - Apr 24, 2008
Big brains arose twice in higher primates - 09/07/08 Large-brained simians of the New and Old Worlds independently arose from smaller-brained ancestors
Little teeth suggest big jump in primate timeline - 04/08/08
Uncovering the ultimate family tree - 21/08/08
'Complexity' of Neanderthal tools - 26/08/08
Hugging benefits fractious chimps - 08/09/08
Neanderthal climate link debated - 13/09/08
Neanderthals 'enjoyed broad menu' - 23/09/08
Scientists believe 5,300-year-old mummified 'ice man' belonged to unknown branch of human family tree - 31/10/08 Oetzi has no descendants
Prehistoric pelvis offers clues to human development - 13/11/08
Late Neanderthals and modern human contact in southeastern Iberia - 09/12/08
First draft of Neanderthal genome - 12/02/09
Earliest 'human footprints' found - 26/02/09
Zoo chimp 'planned' stone attacks - 09/03/09
Researchers find the earliest evidence of domesticated maize - 24/03/09
Sea gives up Neanderthal fossil - 15/06/09
Bipedal humans came down from the trees, not up from the ground (w/ Video) - 10/08/09
Early hominid first walked on two legs in the woods - 08/10/09
Primate fossil 'not an ancestor' - 21/10/09
Anthropologist Levi-Strauss dies - 03/11/09
Human-like fossil find is breakthrough of the year - 17/12/09
Exploring the Stone Age pantry - 17/12/09
DNA analysed from early European - 01/01/10
Last Neanderthals died out 37,000 years ago - 27/01/10
Why humans outlive apes - 26/01/10
Etched ostrich eggs illustrate human sophistication - 02/03/10
DNA identifies new ancient human - 24/03/10
South African fossils could be new hominid species - 08/04/10
Artefacts hint at earliest Neanderthals in Britain - 01/06/10
Humans' early arrival in Britain - 07/07/10
Divers find ancient monkey fossil - 21/07/10
Tool-making and meat-eating began 3.5 million years ago - Aug 11, 2010
Stone tools 'change migration story' - 19/09/10
Neandertals were able to 'develop their own tools' - 24/09/10
Early date for Chinese human fossils - 26/10/10
New statistical model moves human evolution back 3 million years - 05/11/10
Beer Lubricated the Rise of Civilization, Study Suggests - 08/11/10
Europeans never had Neanderthal neighbours - 09/05/11 Russian find suggests Neanderthals died out earlier than was thought
Viewpoint: Anthropology meets technology - 01/06/11
Ancient primate fossil unearthed - 02/07/11
Ancient DNA reveals secrets of human history - 09/08/11
African fossils put new spin on human origins story - 08/09/11
Skull points to a more complex human evolution in Africa - 16/09/11
'Human ancestor' replicas arrive in London - 16/11/11
DNA reveals Neanderthal extinction clues - 27/02/12
Human fossils hint at new species - 14/03/12
Discovering Tanzania’s chimpanzees -
Homo heidelbergensis was only slightly taller than the Neanderthal - 06/06/12
Most complete skeleton of ancient relative of man found - 12/07/12
Social status: Why all men are not created equal - 16/07/12
New Kenyan Fossils Shed Light On Early Human Evolution - 08/08/12
Many human 'prototypes' coexisted in Africa - 08/08/12
Neanderthal breeding idea doubted - 13/08/12
DNA of girl from Denisova cave gives up genetic secrets - 31/08/12
Neanderthals' large eyes 'caused their demise' - 12/03/13
At 400,000 Years, Oldest Human DNA Yet Found Raises New Mysteries - 04/12/13
Neanderthal genome shows early human interbreeding, inbreeding - 18/12/13
Neanderthals could speak like humans, study suggests - 20/12/13
300,000-year-old hearth found - 27/01/14
What makes us human? Unique brain area linked to higher cognitive powers - 28/01/14
Earliest footprints outside Africa discovered in Norfolk - 07/02/14 The footprints are more than 800,000 years old and were found on the shores of Happisburgh.
Ancient American's genome mapped - 13/02/14
Natural selection has altered the appearance of Europeans over the past 5,000 years - 10/03/14
Neanderthals were not inferior to modern humans, says CU-Boulder study - 20/04/14
Sunken body clue to American origins - 15/05/14
Neanderthal 'artwork' found in Gibraltar cave - 01/09/14
Europeans drawn from three ancient 'tribes' - 17/09/14
Scientists discover oldest stone tool ever found in Turkey - 23/12/14 Royal Holloway College
Is this a new species of human? - 22/01/15 Strange fossils from China don't seem to fit any known hominin species
Science explains why hipsters grow beards - 29/03/15 Men might be growing beards to appear more attractive to women and more dominant to other men, a study on monkeys suggests
'New species' of ancient human found- 28/05/15 in the Afar region of Ethiopia, Researchers discovered jaw bones and teeth, which date to between 3.3m and 3.5m years old. The new species has been called Australopithecus deyiremeda
Modern humans and Neanderthals 'interbred in Europe' - 22/06/15
New human-like species discovered in S Africa - 10/09/15
DNA points to Neanderthal breeding barrier - 08/04/16







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