A new study says meat wasn’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.
Mexicans and other Latin Americans have a higher risk of diabetes because of a Neanderthal gene mutation.
A few fragmentary bones thought to be the remains of Neanderthals actually belonged to medieval Italians.
The throat bone, which supports the root of the tongue and is needed for speech, was present in Neanderthals too.
Neanderthals and Denisovans bred with our ancestors and left behind their genetic heritage.
DNA analysis and new archaeological finds are allowing scientists to more accurately recreate what our early ancestors looked like.