homo sapiens

Neanderthals weren't the only ones modern humans liked to sleep with.
Humans may have migrated out of Africa much earlier than scientists previously believed.
Scientists say ancient bed-hopping has left a mark on the human genome.
Scientists say it could have been a matter of culture.
Oh, yes. Welcome to the Anthropocene. All this has the earmarks of a geological transition. Add to this the vanishing of
The philosophy and practice of white supremacy devalues all African and African heritage lives whether human or non-human animal. White supremacy links slavery in the "Americas" with the ongoing police killings of unarmed black people and to the killing of animals on the continent of Africa.
With shady corners and Middle Ages-architecture, Castellfollit de la Roca might be scarier in person than in pictures. The
While modern man, as we know it, she says, arrived in Europe about 40,000 years ago, we may go the way of the Dodo bird if we don't change our ways.
Darwin was right about many things, including the mechanism by which the plenitude of life we know as biodiversity came to thrive on this planet. Unfortunately for us, his picture has hit a big roadblock.
It's not entirely clear who was cooking at Qesem Cave. A study published about three years ago in the American Journal of
The scientists also discovered that the Denisovans interbred with an unknown human lineage, getting as much as 2.7 to 5.8
The recent discovery of a fantastically complete early Homo skull from Dmanisi, Georgia (dated to about 1.8 million years old) has set off a proverbial "bomb" in the paleoanthropological community.
"not victims of men like Mr. Weiner... but full and equal participants" What Jacoby doesn't realize is that the Weiner scandal
2013-07-03-leakeypullWhat the fossil record does is force us to contemplate our place on the planet. We are but one species of several hominids that inhabited planet earth and like our distant cousins who went extinct fairly recently, our time on planet earth is also finite.
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIf and when sentient AI becomes reality, will it, too, have the capacity to both anthropomorphize and dehumanize other beings in relation to itself? And if it did, would we view it as more or less human depending on which skill it used to refine its opinion of humanity?
SW: Essentially everybody around the world can be broken down into nine ancestral components, and everyone is a mix of those
Readers of my posts know I'm drawn to discoveries which shorten that perceived distance between Homo sapiens and the rest of the animals on Mother Earth. It's not that I don't think we're special; rather, it's that I think all of life is special.