What has made us human? A timeline of human evolution

Rebecca L L McIntosh*, Danielle C. Stevenson, Tristan Varela

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)


What makes us human? That we walk upright, on two legs? That we have complex language? That we use tools? Or is it our ability to ask this question? For centuries, philosophers and scientists have all grappled with this fundamental question.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-5
Number of pages2
JournalThe Biochemist
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015


Dive into the research topics of 'What has made us human? A timeline of human evolution'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this