There is a surprising genetic unity between the earliest known Europeans and contemporary Europeans, ancient DNA reveals.
Possibly the first known example of Neanderthal rock art has been discovered in a seaside cave on the Rock of Gibraltar, archaeologists say.
Neanderthals may have interbred more widely than thought, if an inner ear with the species' traits are any sign.
A look at 50,000-year-old Neanderthal poop in Spain shows these early humans were omnivorous.
Think Neanderthals were inferior to Homo sapiens? Think again.
The first detailed picture of genetic variation among Neanderthals indicates they may have lived in small, isolated groups that had little contact with each other.
A new study says meat wasnâ€™t on our ancestors' plates.
From big game to other humans, our ancestors ate a wide variety of foods that aren't found in grocery stores.
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