Millions of years ago, our early ancestors shifted from a diet based on trees to a diet based on grasses. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at this shift.
It turns out that our early ancestors were ambush predators. Researchers have discovered that about one million years ago, early humans used landscape features to ambush and kill their prey in groups.
Researchers have taken a closer look at evolution and have found how these structural differences could arise in two species with nearly identical genetic backgrounds.
Scientists have discovered a new fossil species that may explain a bit more about human evolution.
It turns out that our shoulders may be more evolved. Scientists have taken a closer look at the human shoulder in order to better understand evolution.
It sounds like something out of an Indiana Jones movie. Archaeologists have found the main trophy rack of sacrificed human skulls in the heart of Mexico City, shedding light on the ancient Aztec empire.
Researchers have uncovered a 7,000-year-old mass grave that reveals that the victims were murdered and deliberately mutilated.
Students have uncovered a 560,000-year-old tooth in a French cave. The new findings could actually be the oldest human remains to be found in France to date.
It turns out that at least one early European had a close Neanderthal ancestor.
Some ancient DNA is shedding some light on a 8,500-year-old skeleton.
"Lucy" is famous for being one of the first ancestors of humans. Now, though, scientists have found she may have had company.
Why do genetic diseases still exist after thousands of years? Scientists have taken a closer look at our ancient ancestors and have found that some modern maladies may have actually provided ancient benefits.