humans

Dinner or swimmer? Great whites don’t attack humans on purpose but confuse them with seals because they’re colour blind and can’t see in detail, study using ‘shark vision’...

Fossilized jawbone of a 12,000-year-old dog found in Costa Rica suggests ancient humans domesticated the animal as early as 10,000BC in Central America – 2,000 years earlier than previously believed A...

Humans were using tobacco 12,300 years ago! Charred seeds discovered in an ancient fireplace in Utah indicate our ancestors started using the plant 9,000 years earlier than previously thought Experts...

Unravelling the mystery of the Tomb of Nestor’s Cup: Famous 2,800-year-old burial in Italy contains the cremated remains of at least THREE humans – and not one as previously thought, new analysis...

Forget chickens! Ancient humans in New Guinea raised CASSOWARIES – the world’s most dangerous birds – 18,000 years ago, study finds Researchers analysed ancient eggshells of the cassowaries...

Old fashioned! Humans may have started making clothes 120,000 YEARS ago, scientists say as they discover ancient bone tools in a Moroccan cave that were used to work leather and fur into garments Our...

Humans have wiped out nearly 20% of ALL bird species over the past 50,000 years because of hunting A study found humans have wiped out 469 bird species from the Earth over the last 50,000 years The extinctions...

Did sex with modern humans kill off the Neanderthals? Interbreeding could have led to a blood disorder in their babies that helped to drive them to extinction, study claims Interbreeding with modern humans...

Are we smarter in SUMMER? Humans may suffer more from short-term memory loss during winter months due to lack of sunlight, study claims Researchers at the University of Bradford conducted memory tests...

Better get your pension sorted! Humans could live to more than 130 years old by the end of this century, study claims The number of people who live past the age of 100 has been on the rise   There are,...

From sallow skin due to lack of sunlight to a hunched back from working at home: Terrifying visual reveals how the average person could look in just five years if routines picked up in lockdown become...

Killing two words with one sound: Songbirds share the same speech patterns as humans by breaking up long phrases to make them easier to understand, study finds Zoologists studied 15 bird species including the...

We can’t cheat death! Ageing process has NOT slowed down in humans due to biological constraints – we’re just not dying younger, scientists say New study says human death is inevitable...

Humans will be able to reproduce on Mars say scientists as they learn sperm can survive on the Red Planet for up to 200 years Hopes of a space colony on the hostile Red Planet have now come a step closer But...

Humans have the ‘untapped’ ability to regenerate body parts just like salamanders, scientists claim Researchers compared the behaviour of proteins in mammals and amphibians They found an increase...

We DID start the fire! Humans first transformed the environment 92,000 years ago when inhabitants around an African lake burned forests to make room for a growing population Settlements and tools were...