The early human species lived in Ethiopia 3.3 to 3.5 million years ago.
Murder dates back to at least the Middle Pleistocene, according to a new study that suggests early Neanderthals weren’t always a peaceful bunch.
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.
The earliest known stone toolkit could write a whole new chapter in the book of human evolution, especially since the tools were not even made by our genus.
It's not easy to stomach the fact that humans and our ancestors practiced cannibalism for hundreds of thousands of years.
A simple organism found at the bottom of the ocean had the tools to give rise to life as complex as we are. Continue reading →
People with lower back issues have spines indistinguishable from a chimp's, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Ancient teeth from Italy suggest that the arrival of modern humans in Western Europe coincided with the demise of Neanderthals.
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