population size

New Neanderthal Research

November 08, 2016
As modern humans migrated out of Africa they interbred with Neanderthals, so all non-Africans carry some remnant of those ancient encounters, and new research by scientists at the University of...
Read More

The First Population Explosion: Human Numbers Expanded Dramatically Millennia Before Agriculture

July 29, 2009
Ten millennia ago, there were about six million people on Earth. Today, there are six billion. This thousandfold increase in the global population is often thought to be linked to...
Read More