Ancient teeth from Italy suggest that the arrival of modern humans in Western Europe coincided with the demise of Neanderthals.
Our species often struggles to accept female leaders, but for certain animals, ruling females are the norm and not the exception.
The prominence of the chin may simply be a side effect of the rest of the face evolving to be smaller.
The discovery that female chimps stab prey with handcrafted spears suggests how the earliest humans first made weapons and hunted.
Analysis of a man who lived in Washington state some 9,000 years ago reveal he didn't eat game meat, but stuck mostly to seafood. Why? Continue reading →
The findings focus on a skeleton which represents a species in the same group as Lucy, known as Australopithecus.
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa.
Some 80,000 years before our species arrived in Europe, Neanderthals there were making eye-catching jewelry.
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