The way early humans learned to handle food could explain why the majority of people today are right handed.
Despite claims about its age, puzzling combinations of features from Homo naledi gives it an uncanny resemblance to human beings.
The discovery of the oldest modern human-like pinkie bone suggests that hands emerged very early in human evolution.
Stone tools excavated in Kenya date back 3.3 million years – making them about a million years older than the oldest known fossils from our own hominid genus Homo. Who made and used these tools?