The finding of a cross-breed suggests that interbreeding with Neanderthals was more common than previously thought.
The finding is sure to reignite a long and bitter battle over the ultimate fate of the skeleton.
Early Europeans and Asians looked much like they do today 5,000 years ago, except they couldn't do one thing well: drink milk.
The earliest known stone toolkit could write a whole new chapter in the book of human evolution, especially since the tools were not even made by our genus.
Ancient teeth from Italy suggest that the arrival of modern humans in Western Europe coincided with the demise of Neanderthals.
Neanderthals may have gone extinct because anatomically modern humans used fire to cook their food, meaning they could get by on fewer resources.
The prominence of the chin may simply be a side effect of the rest of the face evolving to be smaller.
A woman dies five days after taking title of world's oldest human (must have been the stress). But what does the future hold for longevity?
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