Ancient hunter-gatherers from the area that is now Morocco had cavities and missing teeth, a new study finds.
Once the closest living relatives of modern humans, Neanderthals may have crafted the oldest examples of a kind of bone tool used in Europe.
Neanderthal brains focused more on vision and movement, leaving less room for cognition related to social networking.
Now that we have the Classic Mayan's example to learn from, along with all sorts of other advanced scientific understanding of human effects on the planet, can we do any better?
Starting around 2,250 years ago, the presence of people's poo painted a picture of human population changes around a northern Norwegian lake.
Archeologists offered a $1,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to the arrest of vandals who stole four priceless ancient rock carvings, and damaged others in the California desert.
The agreement comes too late for a sacred rock carving that was stolen from a Paiute ceremonial site in California.