Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
The 13-year-old girl died during a ritual sacrifice at Mount Llullaillaco, Argentina, 500 years ago.
New excavations at an Indonesian cave introduce more mystery into the demise of Hobbit humans.
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Religiosity may contribute to greater cooperation and collaboration despite geographic separation.
New fossil discoveries continue to push the known boundaries of human evolution.
The earliest unambiguous evidence for our species outside of Africa has just been discovered in China.
The image of what the first human migration out of Africa looked like has just radically changed, with new evidence suggesting that short, ape-like humans were the first to leave.
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