So far we have unearthed fossil evidence from more than 20 different human-like species, known as hominins, who are more closely related to humans than any of the apes alive today. Meet some of our oldest relatives below and discover what insights they can provide about our own evolution.
Hominid evolution chart #anthropology #science
Prehistoric human DNA is found in caves without bones
International scientists have uncovered prehistoric human DNA from caves without bones, an advance that could shed new light on human history and evolution. The samples came from eight caves in Belgium, Croatia, France, Russia and Spain. "This work represents an enormous scientific breakthrough
Priapus: A new exhibition in the Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann explores the fascinating history of "100,000 Years of Sex." It begins Feb. 3 and runs until May 20.
Neandertal DNA may raise risk for some modern human diseases
Neandertal DNA may once have helped humans, but now may contribute to disease.
Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann / Kelp + Krauss + Brandlhuber