News Articles about Everyday Life

News stories about human life, archaeology, anthropology, palaeoanthropology, philosophy and history of science...

06 June 2010

New archaeological evidence suggests human ancestors gave up their vegetarian diet and began feasting on land and...

10 May 2010

This week has seen the sequencing of the Neanderthal genome, which helps to answer some puzzles - did humans and...

10 April 2010

A new species of early human has been described this week – Australopithecus sediba. And it looks like it’s a key...

05 March 2010

This week archaeologists have described the discovery of some of the earliest evidence for advanced human thought....

14 February 2010

Surprising as it sounds, scientists at the University of Copenhagen have decoded the genome sequence of an ancient...

14 August 2009

Human ancestors used fire to improve stone tools as much as 164,000 years ago...

19 July 2009

Scientists have proved that jockeys are justified in adopting their uncomfortable race riding postures...

11 March 2009

Disruption to the body clock by shift work or jetlag can have significant metabolic consequences...