Scientists in China have discovered a fossil skull belonging to what could be a totally new human species.
Named 'Nesher Ramla Homo', this previously unknown species of human walked the Earth 120,000 years ago.
A new study has indicated that Homo sapiens dined almost exclusively on meat for over two million years.
One of our ancient ancestors held on for so long that it was still around when modern humans arrived on the scene.
A prehistoric jawbone unearthed in Israel's Misliya Cave is believed to date back up to 200,000 years.
The discovery casts doubt on the idea that modern humans evolved in a single 'cradle of humanity'.
Researchers have unveiled details of their latest findings at an important cave site in South Africa.
Homo naledi's brain may not have been as big as that of a modern human, but it was still sophisticated.
Scientists have revealed that Homo floresiensis is actually one of the earliest known forms of human.
Two sophomore students have invented gloves that can turn American Sign Language in to spoken words.
New evidence has indicated that Homo floresiensis may have died out shortly after homo sapiens arrived.
New research has indicated that 'hobbit' remains found inside a cave actually do belong to a new species.
A treasure trove of bones has been found inside a hidden chamber within a cave near Johannesburg.
An engraving found on a fossilized shell is believed to have been made over 430,000 years ago.
It is becoming more and more likely that Homo floresiensis was indeed a separate species of hominid.
Homo erectus may have travelled across the world's oceans as early as 130,000 years ago.
Scientists now believe homo erectus and modern humans never co-existed in the distant past.
New evidence suggests homo erectus may have originated in Asia and not Africa as previously thought.
Scientists in Australia have reconfirmed the idea that Homo floresiensis is an iodine-deficient human.
Fossil fragments have been found of Homo gautengensis, the oldest known genus of the human species.