Archaeologists at the University of York are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous.
Technical objections to the idea that Neandertals interbred with the ancestors of Eurasians have been overcome, thanks to a genome analysis method...
Andalusian researchers, led by the University of Granada, have discovered a curious characteristic of the members of the human lineage, classed as...
Why were Neanderthals replaced by anatomically modern humans around 40,000 years ago?
After 13 years of meticulous excavation of the nearly complete skeleton of the Australopithecus fossil named Little Foot, South African and French...
The genome of a child who died some 12,600 years ago in Montana – the oldest known human remains from North America...
They lived in America about 13,000 years ago where they hunted mammoth, mastodons and giant bison with big spears.
Investigations at Happisburgh, UK, have revealed the oldest known hominin footprint surface outside Africa at between ca. 1 million and 0.78 million...
One of the issues of the Atapuerca sites that generates the most scientific debate is the dating of the strata.
More than thirty thousand years ago, Homo sapiens migrating out of Africa began encountering Neanderthal.
Remnants of Neanderthal DNA in modern humans are associated with genes affecting type 2 diabetes
Retrieval of ancient DNA is usually performed to prevent environmental DNA contamination.
Ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa survived mainly on a diet of tiger nuts.
From the Swanscombe skull, from the earliest known Neanderthal in Britain.
Genome sequence of a Neandertal woman determined.
Sunlight adaptation in Neanderthal genome found in modern east Asian population.
First high-quality genome sequence allows comparison with human, Denisovan DNA
Neanderthals, forerunners to modern humans, buried their dead.
Early humans were driven by a need for nutrient-rich food
Sequencing the mitochondrial genome of a 400,000-year-old hominin from Spain.
A human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones
Neanderthals organized their living spaces similar to modern humans