The finding of a cross-breed suggests that interbreeding with Neanderthals was more common than previously thought.
The finding is sure to reignite a long and bitter battle over the ultimate fate of the skeleton.
Early Europeans and Asians looked much like they do today 5,000 years ago, except they couldn't do one thing well: drink milk.
Naturally fermented palm wine appears to taste mighty fine to chimps that have invented leafy tools for drinking the alcohol.
It doesn't take much coaxing to get a chimp to pull out a pot or pan and cook, finds a new study.
The early human species lived in Ethiopia 3.3 to 3.5 million years ago.
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 →
The prominence of the chin may simply be a side effect of the rest of the face evolving to be smaller.
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