Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
Mainstream theory was that Europeans descended from two groups: early farmers who moved into Europe and local hunter-gatherers they interbred with.
Neanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians. Continue reading →
But still, drinkers in the Americas imbibe less than Canadians or Russians, says a WHO survey.
The Sith lord, a candidate of the Ukrainian Internet Party, vows to make an empire out of a republic.
Humans weren't the only ones to bury their dead; Neanderthals did it too, according to a new study. Continue reading →
A common gene variant that codes for lighter skin color in Europeans is also common in India, and the gene was positively selected for in North, but not South India.
The Roma have one of the most dramatic stories in human history, but few people really know their story of persecution, travel and survival.
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