Mating with Neanderthals may have helped modern humans adapt to Europe, but may have also made them more prone to allergies. Continue reading →
A 5,000-year-old tomb passage in Ireland can do a neat trick, but only a few people are lucky enough to see it. Continue reading →
Debris found on an ancient grindstone turns out to be oatmeal.
A single Siberian migration about 23,000 years ago later branched into today's distinct native American groups.
A simple organism found at the bottom of the ocean had the tools to give rise to life as complex as we are. Continue reading →
Recent dietary fads, such as going paleo, suggest we should get back to eating the way we did before agriculture came along. But, as in much else in life, there are no easy or perfect answers when it comes to the foods we choose.
The remains of an ancient Israeli female strongly suggests that Neanderthals and Homo sapiens first met and mated in Israel.
The human history plot thickens with the discovery of a new archaic human from Taiwan that might have coexisted and interbred with our species.
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