The earliest known humans in Europe may have been found in a Bulgarian cave

Newfound Homo sapiens remains date to between about 46,000–44,000 years ago, researchers say

Deformed skulls offer clues about life during the Roman Empire’s collapse

An ancient cemetery in present-day Hungary holds clues to a unique community formation during the beginnings of Europe's Migration Period.

African skeletons from early colonial Mexico tell the story of first-generation slaves

An interdisciplinary study into the origins and health status of three African skeletons unearthed in Mexico shows evidence of forced migration, physical trauma, and the introduction of infectious diseases from Africa.

The muddle in the middle-Pleistocene

Professor Lee Berger explains the mystery surrounding human relatives living in Africa during the middle Pleistocene.

300,000-year-old throwing stick documents the evolution of hunting

Homo heidelbergensis used wooden weapons to hunt waterbirds and horses

Examining heart extractions in ancient Mesoamerica

New findings on procedures and meanings of human heart sacrifices in Mesoamerica

Child’s shattered skull may be oldest Homo erectus fossil on Earth

The 2-million-year-old skull fragment was mixed among fossils of two other extinct human species in Africa's 'Cradle of Humankind'

Ancient human ancestor ‘Little Foot’ probably lived in trees, new research finds

High-resolution micro-CT scanning of the skull of the fossil specimen known as “Little Foot” has revealed some aspects of how this Australopithecus species used to live more than 3 million years ago.
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