For the last forty years, population geneticists have repeatedly said that our population was never smaller than several thousand.
Could humanity have had its origin in a first pair, or did it have to come from a population of at least several thousand?
New research confirms the possibility of a starting point of two humans instead of thousands. Ann Gauger reports.
A few days ago a sensational new paleontological discovery made headlines around the globe.
It seems obvious: humans and chimps differ markedly. But as Wesley Smith noted yesterday, it is not so obvious to the editors of Human Evolution.