Ron Pinhasi

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Only about 5 per cent of people of Northern European descent are lactose intolerant - but it wasn’t always so. Photograph: Getty

Scientists have found that ancient Europeans could not tolerate lactose for 5,000 years after they adopted an agricultural way of life and 4,000 years(...)

The fifth skull found in Dmanisi: ‘The five Dmanisi individuals are conspicuously different from each other, but not more different than any five modern human individuals.’ Photograph: Guram Bumbiashvili, Georgian National Museum

Do we need to rethink the names of early Homo species? A 1.8-million-year-old skull that turned up in Georgia is prompting a closer look. The skull wa(...)

The Dart of Physics initiative is putting various statements and challenges up on Darts between now and Christmas. Photograph: David Sleator

Over the next eight weeks, physics is catching the Dart. Passengers will get a dose of fun and accessible science during their journey thanks to Dart (...)