Stone artifacts and a fossil tooth point to Homo sapiens living at Grotte Mandrin 54,000 years ago, at a time when Neanderthals were still living in Europe.
Source: New research suggests modern humans lived in Europe 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, in Neanderthal territories
All kinds of babies are good at enticing grown-ups to care for them—including aliens from Star Wars.
Source: Humans Evolved to Love Baby Yoda – WSJ
Some breeds have different behaviors as a result of artificial selection at the hand of humans — and it shows in the brain.
Source: Brain scans show how humans shaped dog evolution
Dogs have evolved new muscles around the eyes to better communicate with humans. New research comparing the anatomy and behavior of dogs and wolves suggests dogs’ facial anatomy has changed over thousands of years specifically to allow them to better communicate with humans.
Source: The evolution of puppy dog eyes — ScienceDaily