Latest Hunter-gatherer Stories
The seeds for the rise of Western civilization were planted when humans living in Europe began to adopt farming, a more efficient and reliable way to supply food, as opposed to hunting and gathering.
New analytical techniques are changing long-held, simplistic views about the evolutionary history of humans in Europe.
Despite what some choose to theorize, when looking back on our ancestors, our society is not growing obese due to the change in cultural lifestyle when compared to those in the hunter-gatherer days.
A new analysis of ancient DNA belonging to a quartet of Stone Age humans has shed new light on how agriculture may have spread from the Middle East into Europe.
The people of the Hadza group exhibited many of the “friending” habits familiar to today’s Facebook users
People and giant snakes not only target each other for food – they also compete for the same prey.
A new study has found that many of the orthodontic problems faced by people in industrialized nations are due to their soft modern diet.
Computational modeling that examines evidence of how hominin groups evolved culturally and biologically in response to climate change during the last Ice Age also bears new insights into the extinction of Neanderthals.
One of the most complex human mysteries involves how and why we became an outlier species in terms of biological success.
Modern man may have evolved from the bushmen of Southern Africa, not from the eastern part of the continent as many experts suggest.
- A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.