For now, reproduction remains just one of the many issues we’ll need to deal with before Mars colonization is within our grasp.
Humans news stories
The ancient peach pits were found at the Japanese site of Makimuku and the peaches are estimated to have been grown between 135 and 230 AD.
The B612 Foundation is dedicated to all planetary defense issues. This group of physicists, astronomers, engineers, and astronauts is looking out for you – and are motivated to do it.
Indigenous population of Chile, Brazil and Argentina cultivated monkey puzzle trees which are now threatened by modern farming.
Researchers have tracked economic activity in Europe and the Mediterranean over the centuries by measuring variations in the amount of lead in a core of Greenlandic ice.
The theory of evolution by natural selection is barely 150 years old. The first evidence than humans evolved in Africa is less than 100. The world has believed it for barely 70.
A study of 4000-year-old DNA—a rare find in this region—suggests that rice farming came with farmers migrating from China, where it originated.
Critically endangered South American forests thought to be the result of climate change were actually spread by ancient communities, archaeologists have found.
The University of Melbourne’s anatomy museum features fossil models from an entirely fictional early human; a forgery that derailed the study of our evolution for decades.
A new method of measuring phytocannabinoids—the primary bioactive molecules in cannabis—will lead to faster, safer and more accurate information for producers, regulators and consumers alike.
Born 300 years ago this month, Agnesi was the first woman to write a mathematics textbook and to be appointed to a university chair in math.
The earliest example of our alphabet—a possible mnemonic phrase to remember “ABCD”—has been discovered on a 3,400-year-old inscribed piece of pottery from ancient Egypt, a scholar believes.
As researchers have refined methods and unearthed new evidence, it seems much of what we thought we knew about handedness was anything but right.
These findings draw further into question the long-held belief that human evolution was an inevitable march towards bigger, more complex brains.
‘Lady of the Lines’ theorised strange drawings of birds and animals carved into desert plains were part of ancient astronomical calendar and was crucial to securing their preservation.
An ancient species of human with a brain no larger than an orange may have possessed intelligence to rival that of our own species.