Shin Bone Reveals Our Ancient Cannibal Traits

Ever dream of a trip where lunch could walk on two legs and wear fur? Pack your time machine and head to the African savanna 1.45 million years ago because those early human ancestors may have had a surprising menu item: each other!

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Kanjera Site Holds Largest Stone Tools Yet

The Kanjera Prehistoric Site is the place where the oldest archaeological evidence of early human activities in a grassland environment was discovered.

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Paleontologists Find Oldest Chimpanzee Fossil in Baringo

Paleontologists have discovered the first known chimpanzee fossil while digging near Lake Baringo, in Kenya’s expansive Rift Valley. The find will provide the first physical evidence that chimpanzees coexisted with early human ancestors known as hominins.

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