Humans were carnivores earlier than thought

Meat was a fundamental part of the human diet as long ago as 1.5 million years, a study of a Tanzanian skull fragment shows.

Oldest Asian human skull discovered

The discovery of a skull in a cave in Laos has pushed back the date of human migration into southern Asia by 20,000 years.

American heads are getting bigger

The heads of white Americans are getting bigger, say forensic anthropologists at the University of Tennessee.

Babies' unfused skulls linked to bipedalism

A new analysis of a fossil discovered in 1924 indicates that human brain evolution may be connected to walking upright.