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7 things we learned about human evolution in the past decade, including that we are older than we thought

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Smithsonian’s “David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins,” here are some of the ...
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Past decade taught us how wrong we were about human evolution, including when our ancestors left Africa

In recent years, anthropologists around the world have discovered new human ancestors, figured out what happened to the Neanderthals, and pushed ...
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Neuroscience had a ‘transformative’ decade, giving us brain-computer interfaces, new research tools

I rarely use the words transformative or breakthrough for neuroscience findings. The brain is complex, noisy, chaotic, and often unpredictable ...
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‘Strange’ decade gave us CRISPR, gene therapy advances and a Neanderthal genome

[H]ere, we present some of the innovations, both conceptual and technological, that stood out throughout the past decade. … In ...