Our ancestors slept about as many hours a night as we do, though their sleep quality was likely better.
Some 48-million-years ago, a horse was about to give birth, but the tragedy that followed has been frozen in time.
Hunter-gatherers ground oat grains into flour 32,000 years ago in a cave in Italy.
A larger mouth can improve feasting, as demonstrated by a newly identified prehistoric shark that could take in enormous quantities of food.
Long before dinosaurs and humans there was a spider relative, shaped like a Greek warship, which swam around Iowa seeking prey.
Archaeologists have confirmed that the cadavers of 97 ancient peoples were recently found in one tiny prehistoric house in the northeast of China.
The dinosaurs of Gondwana may have wandered around and died in fields of flowers that were the ancestors of daisies.
Voters nearly always prefer politicians with deep voices, a new study finds. Continue reading →
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