Chapter 01: The Development of Cultures and Civilizations

    • 2 May 2016

    Iceman's Gut Holds Clues

    Scientists have analyzed the last meal of a man who died more than 5,000 years ago. In the process, they discovered an ancient variety of a bacterium common in the human digestive system. By comparing it to modern varieties, they have shed new light on the movements of early humans across the globe.
    • 29 Oct 2015

    Mystery Man

    In 2013, National Geographic Explorer and archaeologist Lee Berger made possibly one of the greatest fossil discoveries of the past 50 years. What might this discovery mean for our understanding of human evolution?