Evolutionary Foodprints

New approaches to the dental remains of early hominins and the diets of living primates are changing our understanding of what our ancestors ate and why.

Picking a Bone with Evolutionary Essentialism

In the past year, at least four fossil finds have been billed as overturning the story of human evolution. The 300,000-year-old Homo sapiens specimen from Jebel Irhoud, Morocco, is hailed as pushing back the age of our species by nearly 100,000 years.