Neanderthal inheritance helped humans adapt to life outside of Africa
Traits inherited for skin and the immune system may have helped buttress survivability through the ages, new study suggests.
Middle Stone Age ochre processing tools reveal cultural and behavioral complexity
Range of ochre processing techniques produced powder of varying color and coarseness.
The Once and Future Cobá
Best known for its Maya ruins, today’s living community of Cobá is set to get a major face lift.
Study finds earliest evidence in fossil record for right-handedness
Teeth striations of Homo habilis fossil date back 1.8 million years.
Extensive heat treatment in Middle Stone Age silcrete tool production in South Africa
Controlled use of fire occurred at early stage of tool, blade production.
Uncovering Mysteries on the Isle of Mull
Archaeologists are uncovering the unwritten history of an abandoned historical settlement in Scotland.
Humans may have occupied Southern Cone of South America 14,000 years ago
Ancient tools, extinct animal remains provide evidence of early human occupation.
Ancient Charred Hebrew Scroll Virtually Unwrapped
Decipherment using new technology reveals lines from the Book of Leviticus in the Bible.
Archaeologists excavate a Late Bronze Age settlement in Portugal
Significant defensive structures and other features and artifacts are shedding light on a little-known Bronze Age culture.