Human History - March of Progress from Ape to Human

Human History Isn’t a Straight Line – It’s a Tangled Web

Human history is often shown as a neat March of Progress from one species to the next. Find out how DNA testing proves it's much more complicated than that. (4:00 min read time)

Neanderthal DNA - Professor Looks at Skull

Neanderthal DNA Leaves Winding Trail

Neanderthal DNA has turned up in present-day Africans' genes. Find out how this stands current theories about early human history on their heads. (5:00 min read)