Fossil hands help solve the puzzle of when humans gained manual dexterity.
Analysis of dental plaque more than 3,000 years old reveals traces of proteins from bananas, soybeans and turmeric.
The hair-filled balls were discovered in a 3,000-year-old cemetery in northwestern China.
New research reveals the economic importance of “wool dogs” to the Native American peoples of the Salish Sea.
Findings suggest sound was not the primary focus of the Stonehenge architects.
Ancient site suggests early humans controlled fire and used plants to ward off insects.
Artifacts found in a Mexican cave are about 30,000 years old.
Bird statuette, recovered from a refuse heap, more than doubles the age of the earliest known animal sculpture from East Asia.
New find raises questions regarding size and timing of large settlements in Central America.
Pendants made from cave bear teeth are among the items found with the earliest modern human fossils in a cave in Bulgaria.
New research indicates that new technologies emerged on the island separately from Eurasian innovations.