A new genetic data analysis has revealed that our ancestors were almost completely wiped out.
Scientists have discovered evidence of a previously unknown period of low temperatures over 1.1 million years ago.
A professor of molecular biogerontology has indicated that humans could potentially live for much longer than we do now.
An attraction at a zoo in China has gone viral after a confusing video clip was posted on social media.
Whether or not some of the ancestors of modern humans were as brainy as believed remains a matter of contention.
We have had a profound impact on our planet, but what would happen if we all simply disappeared ?
China has announced that it will be attempting to land humans on the Moon before the end of the decade.
Prof Clayton Magill and his team have discovered evidence of fire use by early humans on the continent.
Need an extra hand at work ? Before too long, you might actually be able to get one... quite literally.
Could a fungus 'zombify' humans and bring about the end of the world like in the hit game and TV show ?
The University of Oxford's Anders Sandberg looks at what might happen if our species survives for another one million years.
The tech entrepreneur showcased footage of monkeys 'typing' using only their brains at an event earlier this week.
The success of this month's Artemis I mission has placed us on track to see humans living and working on the Moon within 10 years.
Humans have dominated the planet in a way no other life form has ever done - but for how long is this sustainable ?
The incident serves as a stark reminder of the danger these enormous snakes can pose to humans.
Scientists have determined that this very strange 500 million-year-old creature was not actually related to humans.
Scientists have used an artificial intelligence to analyze evidence that early humans were making fire 1 million years ago.
A set of cutting and skinning tools is being hailed as evidence that our ancestors shared knowledge.
New research has indicated that our ancestors lived alongside these gargantuan mammals until relatively recently.
How likely is it that we will evolve into a more advanced species than we are at present ?