A new study could help resolve a longstanding debate about the origins of the first people to inhabit the Americas, researchers report in the journal
Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Japan, Beringia and even Europe have all been suggested origination points for the earliest humans to enter the Americas because of
Skeletal analysis may support increased survival and mortality risk after Black Death
Along with our big brains and upright posture, thick tooth enamel is one of the features that distinguishes our genus, Homo, from our primate relatives
Researchers from the University of La Laguna have applied a new genetic method to analyse archaeological remains that enables the sex of skeletal remains from
Tracing when your DNA was formed, is now possible due to a revolutionary technique developed by a team of international scientists led by experts from
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Tennessee have found that environmental stressors – from the Trail of Tears to the Civil
The first-ever skeletons with atherosclerosis, or clogged up arteries, have been found by archaeologists, according to new research.
Human bones are remarkably plastic and respond surprisingly quickly to change. Put under stress through physical exertion – such as long-distance walking or running –
The diet and journeys taken by those who lived in the Sahara Desert thousands of years ago are being analysed through their teeth and bones.
Ancient DNA from archaeological skeletons shows that Europeans had darker skin, hair, and eye pigmentation 5,000 years ago
A team of French investigators has discovered viruses containing genes for antibiotic resistance in a fossilized fecal sample from 14th century Belgium, long before antibiotics
When a University of Oklahoma researcher and an international team of experts analyzed the dental calculus or plaque from teeth preserved for 1,000 years, the
The interactive map, produced by researchers from Oxford University and UCL (University College London), details the histories of genetic mixing between each of the 95
A researcher in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, will explore the fascinating (often gruesome) development in 18th-century Paris of anatomical models and
Genetic adaptations for life at high elevations found in residents of the Tibetan plateau.
La Braña 1, name used to baptize a 7,000 years old individual from the Mesolithic Period
tropical forests of South East Asia have been shaped by humans for the last 11,000 years.
Our most common male ancestor walked the earth 209,000 years ago
Ancient DNA from early Iberian farmers
Grant to enhance his Maya Research Program
People perform various everyday activities that is culturally determined.