The mysterious fossils called Ediacarans have been revealed to be our early ancestors.
What did Homo Naledi's brain look like?
Dinosaurs had to contend with bloodsucking ticks millions of years before we did.
What number is bigger? Tastebuds on a human tongue, or the number of stone blocks used to build the giant pyramid?
And what did their brain look like?
New modelling of the catastrophic meteor impact has given us a clearer idea of what happened afterwards.
Scientists have developed new insights into dinosaur colouring and camouflage.
What are the secrets lying beneath our feet?
A new discovery sheds light on the appearance of Homo naledi and when these ancient human relatives were alive.
Scientists are proposing a radical reshuffle of the dinosaur family tree.
Think you know what the dinosaurs looked like? Think again!
X-rays can reveal the internal anatomical details of certain fossils
In September a discovery was made that will change history book but who were Homo Naledi and what do they mean to us?
What really killed the dinosaurs? Research this week has poured cold water on one of the leading theories...
Water on the earth is easy to spot but there is also a lot beneath the surface and some of this is very very old.
Researchers have discovered the first example of
reproduction in complex life, in an organism called
Finally, scientists have a complete picture of what one of
nature's weirdest creatures looked like...
The earliest evidence of our genus, Homo, has been unearthed in
There have been a number of mass-extinctions previously on
Earth. Is another one on the cards? And if so, could...
250 million years ago, life on Earth looked very different, both
in the sea and on land. What wiped these strange...
65 million years ago, dinosaurs ruled the Earth, until suddenly
they all vanished off the planet forever. What killed...
Giant marsupials used to roam Australia, but when humans
arrived 60 000 years ago, they suddenly became extinct. Did...
A big part of finding ET is understanding what life actually is.
to Nick Lane to find out how life and non...