Farming may have changed the human genome.
Researchers have sequenced the genomes of two species of small water creatures called acorn worms, and have found that humans may have more in common with them than first thought.
Researchers may have uncovered a previously unknown "fourth strand" of ancient European ancestry. The newly discovered ancestry may tell researchers a bit more about ancient populations of humans.
Egypt's Great Pyramids of Giza may hold a secret tomb yet to be discovered by archaeologists. Thermal cameras have recently detected higher than expected temperatures in three adjacent stones at the bottom of the Great Pyramid of Khufu, which may indicate a hidden chamber.
A team of researchers have discovered an extinct species of apes known as 'Pliobates cataloniae' which existed 11.6 million years ago. This new finding reveals new information about humans' ancestors, and the evolutionary split between great apes and small apes.
The world's oldest DNA sequences may reveal the most ancient animal ancestors.
Scientists may have found a connection between ancient humans in Asia and those in Alaska.
It may seem like a strange experiment, but it's telling researchers more about human evolution. Scientists have used cadaver arms to punch and slap padded dumbbells in order to see whether our hands evolved for fighting.
What did the ancient builders of Stonehenge eat and what were their lives like? That's exactly what researchers are finding out after looking at a site that is thought to be the residence for the builders of Stonehenge during the 25th century BC.
Scientists have discovered a new species of human relative that may tell researchers a bit more about human evolution. The new discovery, in particular, shows how this ancient species, Homo naledi, moved and walked in its environment.
Researchers have uncovered the oldest known evidence of human decapitation in a rock shelter of Lapa do Santo in Brazil.