The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Analysis of the find has provided evidence of human existence in Ireland 2,500 years earlier than previously thought.
Our ancestors transitioned from a mostly vegetarian diet to a raw meat and starchy veg diet around 2.6 million years ago.
Fossils of tiny human found on a remote island are not of homo sapiens, says a new study in the contentious debate around the 'hobbit' origins. Continue reading →
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.
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