Early Europeans and Asians looked much like they do today 5,000 years ago, except they couldn't do one thing well: drink milk.
Murder dates back to at least the Middle Pleistocene, according to a new study that suggests early Neanderthals weren’t always a peaceful bunch.
The newly created humanized yeast reveals how humans and yeast share genes despite being separated by a billion years of evolution.
Neanderthals may have gone extinct because anatomically modern humans used fire to cook their food, meaning they could get by on fewer resources.
The world's record for bodily bacterial diversity has just been shattered by a remote living tribe of healthy villagers who might be better prepared to fight off infections than we are.
White flashes and gas associated with knuckle cracking have researchers further investigating this common habit.
Some 80,000 years before our species arrived in Europe, Neanderthals there were making eye-catching jewelry.
Breaking the stranglehold of conformity only takes a few outliers.
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