A tiny hominin found on the island of Flores, Indonesia has shaken up the world of paleoanthropology. Human Origins scientist Matt Tocheri explains why.
This video takes you behind-the-scenes into the process of designing and building the Smithsonian's Hall of Human Origins.
Dr. Rick Potts provides a video short introduction to some of the evidence for human evolution, in the form of fossils and artifacts.
How can you tell if a rock is actually an early stone tool? Watch this video to find out.
Some non-human primates can communicate using symbols. So how are humans different? Watch this video to find out.