Debris found on an ancient grindstone turns out to be oatmeal.
People have long debated whether the red pictographs of Utah's Black Dragon Canyon are images of humans and animals, or a large winged monster.
Archaeologists exploring a cave on the shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake have unearthed hundreds of carved sticks, hoops, dice and darts dating back to about 700 years ago.
Two modern dog breeds share DNA with a prehistoric Siberian wolf, suggesting that the ancestry of today’s dogs runs much deeper than previously thought.
Neanderthals may have gone extinct because anatomically modern humans used fire to cook their food, meaning they could get by on fewer resources.
Stone tools that are half a million years old have been unearthed in Israel — and they still have traces of elephant fat clinging to them.
The relatively lightly built skeletons of modern humans may have been the result of a shift away from a nomadic lifestyle to a more settled one.
The array of consciousness-altering substances that people in the early Americas used was wider than thought.
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