A newly discovered fire pit full of ash and charred bone in a cave in modern-day Israel hints that early humans sat around fires as early as 300,000 years ago — before Homo sapiens arose in Africa.
Ancient hunter-gatherers from the area that is now Morocco had cavities and missing teeth, a new study finds.
From big game to other humans, our ancestors ate a wide variety of foods that aren't found in grocery stores.
Giant sloths were on the menu for humans that arrived in the Americas 30,000 years ago, a new study suggests.
Follow in herpes' path, and you'll be walking on the the very route early humans took as they made their way around the globe. Trace shows us how this much-hated virus can reveal so much about our past.
Mother's Day as a holiday is only 105 years old, but moms on the human family tree date back to at least 58 million years ago.
A neanderthal skeleton unearthed in Italy shows interbreeding with humans, the first such known hybrid.
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