Some 80,000 years before our species arrived in Europe, Neanderthals there were making eye-catching jewelry.
Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
From the rebooting of a giant particle smasher to the launch of major ocean explorations, 2015 promises to be an exciting year for science.
Ancient humans found with red hair weren't necessarily redheads in life, but may have acquired their carrot tops after death, a new study finds.
A Siberian man who was part human and part Neanderthal is shedding light on when Africans first successfully settled in Europe and Asia...and mated with Neanderthals who were already living there. Continue reading →
One of three newly found prehistoric arm bones, likely from a Neanderthal, suggests that the individual had a muscle injury near the shoulder.
Neanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians. Continue reading →
Neanderthals and modern humans shared an ancestor, so why did the two groups wind up looking so different from each other? A new find helps explain that and more. Continue reading →
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