Potentially the biggest cache of early human fossils in one place emerge from a cave in South Africa.
Meat victuals for the afterlife were prepared using diverse treatments, say researchers.
From the first peopling of the Americas to European contact, genetic research sheds light on Native American history.
Genetic evidence traces domesticated dogs to Palaeolithic hunter-gatherers in Europe, suggest the researchers.
It's all in the leaves.
Fast-mutating genomic regions provide keys to what set us apart from other primates.
Northeastern China joins Near East as earliest known location for cattle farming.
Floods didn't provide nitrogen 'fix' for earliest crops in frigid North.
Study shows Chinese used ice paths to move heavy stones in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Washington Codex and Old Testament Gospels Displayed in Whistler's Peacock Room
Discoveries at a site in the Middle Rhône Valley reveal behaviorally flexible Neanderthals.
Artifacts raised from sea floor the largest group ever from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge.
The unique story of the archaeological excavation of a World War II extermination camp is revealed to the public.
Archaeologist's anticipate heavy lifting in expedition's final week.
Study suggests that no known ancient human species could be a candidate for the last common ancestor of Neanderthals and modern humans.
The second-century C.E. Roman military headquarters played its part during the formative years of Rabbinic Judaism and Christianity.
Study of world's first completely preserved hominid skull from the Early Pleistocene suggests a new way of looking at ancient human species.
Did the mysterious ancient humans known as the Denisovans successfully cross a deep marine barrier to interbreed with modern humans?