Humans news stories
A new study finds that heavy marijuana users are just as good as everybody else at remembering tasks they need to do in the future.
A researcher is calling for the voices of women to be given a fairer platform at a leading scientific conference.
Studies show that traditional uses of the landscape should be valued highly, and that Amazonian communities can support themselves without extensive deforestation.
Native Americans and Asians carry a version of the gene that is linked to thicker hair shafts, more sweat glands, and shovel-shaped incisors.
As a once-illicit drug becomes folded into the mainstream, so does the language used to describe it.
A study of 3.6 million year old hominin footprints discovered in Tanzania suggests our ancestors evolved the trait of extended leg, human-like bipedalism much earlier than previously thought.
The greatness of the Indian civilisation is its spiritual brotherhood and harmony, he said, adding that it has produced the greatest philosophical thinkers and preachers who gave rise to Nalanda Buddhism.
A hole in the skull of a Stone Age cow was likely made by humans about 5,000 years ago, probably by a veterinarian or trainee surgeon.
Researchers at a Egyptian-German excavation have puzzled together new information about the statue after discovering 4,500 more of its fragments.
Humans may have begun hunting large mammal species down to size — by way of extinction — at least 90,000 years earlier than previously thought.