The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Two new world firsts have just been identified: the oldest known dress and the oldest known bar and restaurant in France.
An ancient relative of your morning coffee has just been discovered, and appears to be highly poisonous. Continue reading →
An unidentified human species inhabited the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia well before Homo sapiens arrived.
A frozen hunted mammoth provides a graphic snapshot of Arctic life 45,000 years ago.
A bizarre animal that looks like nothing alive on Earth today probably used its unique shape to collect drifting particles from the ocean to feed on.
A look at dinosaur eggs suggests most dinosaurs buried their eggs in nests covered with dirt and vegetation, a tactic also used by modern crocodiles.
Complex animal life may have begun some 9 million years earlier than previously thought.
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