Through science, art and technology, we are able to reconstruct the faces of the dead based on their remains. The researcher who did this work for descendants in Sutherland explains the process.
One stock history of medicine tale is that trepanning is one of the most ancient treatments for migraines.
New evidence suggests that Homo naledi didn't deliberately deposit their dead in a hidden chamber.
The big question being asked is: where does Homo naledi fit in the evolutionary tree? Assessing the similarity or dissimilarity between fossil skulls has provided a possible clue to the answer.