Ancient ruins keep being ‘discovered’: were they ever lost?
It’s not that your teeth are too big: your jaw is too small
The scalp from Sand Creek
Eating people is wrong – but it’s also widespread and sacred
Never judge a book by its cover. But what about people and their faces?
‘Brand consultant’? ‘PR researcher’? Why the ‘bullshit jobs’ era needs to end
How arrogance can make even an obnoxious person popular
How footprints trapped in time unlocked a mystery of early hominids
People are intensely loyal to groups which abuse newcomers. Why?
How our contradictions make us human and inspire creativity
How we became more than 7 billion – humanity’s population explosion, visualised
Mongolian nomads building a traditional yurt is a master class in cooperation
Why Sasquatch and other crypto-beasts haunt our imaginations
It never was golden
Alan Jay Levinovitz
Anthropology is far from licking the problem of fossil ages
‘Grief bacon’ and other untranslatable words for the highs and lows of love
How DNA traced the Ashkenazic Jews to northeastern Turkey
Schooled in nature
Magic bowls of antiquity
Human sex is not simply male or female. So what?
Courtney Addison & Samuel Taylor-Alexander
Did Easter Island culture collapse? The answer is not simple
Virtual fossils revolutionise the study of human evolution
Beware your shower! Why the risks that matter most can be those you notice least
Slaves of history
Catalonia’s human towers are monuments to strength, co-operation and tradition
This stylish 1957 film explores mortality and memory on Mexico’s Day of the Dead
Trial by fire
Dolls replace former residents in a remote, depopulating Japanese village
Families made us human
Stephen T Asma
Experience winter’s end and spring’s dawn in northern Greenland