There is a surprising genetic unity between the earliest known Europeans and contemporary Europeans, ancient DNA reveals.
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 →
The Sith lord, a candidate of the Ukrainian Internet Party, vows to make an empire out of a republic.
As Ukrainian protesters and the government reach a peace accord, we look back at the horrible violence that got them there.
The average intelligence level of Victorian-era individuals was higher than that of people today, according to a new study. Continue reading →