Adversity rather than cooperation is behind the large human brain, according to new research from the University's School of Biology.
Stone tools of our ancestors sparked the evolution of language, teaching and learning
Humans succeed best through helping each other, say researchers.
Vase-shaped creatures found in Namibian desert may be our earliest ancestors.
How did humans evolve? Why did we evolve in the way that we did?
CAPTION: The fossil was found in a remote part of Ethiopia.
CAPTION: The skull of the new human species Homo floresiensis, revealed to the World today. CREDIT: Peter Brown, University of New England, Australia.