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.
Are you struggling with your holiday shopping list? Imagine what your options may have been more than 50,000 years ago.
Early humans dating back 17,000 years are seemingly made alive in startlingly life-like recreations.
Mainstream theory was that Europeans descended from two groups: early farmers who moved into Europe and local hunter-gatherers they interbred with.
Ancient Paleolithic people in Spain ate snails as part of their regular diet, new research suggests.
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