Reanalyzed foot and handprints may date to thousands of years before many thought the roof of the world was settled.
Scientists use animal images to study the region's environmental history.
The head's structure may not explain as much about an animal's posture as long believed.
A bitter battle can wage over human remains before they rest in peace.
Middle East group was among first to begin agriculture, settlements, and catered funerals.
8,500-year-old skeleton at center of long-churning debate over the fate of human remains