Neanderthal jewellery pre-dates human contact
Jewellery worn before contact with modern humans.
Neanderthals were wearing jewellery long before they encountered modern humans, a new study suggests. Researchers hav...
Why Asians carry more Neanderthal DNA
Neanderthals may have lived longer in Asia than thought.
Two independent teams of researchers investigating why East Asian people have more Neanderthal DNA than Europeans hav...
Skull shows human-Neanderthal link
Described as a “key piece in the puzzle of human evolution”.
A 55,000-year-old skull found in a cave near Nahariya in northern Israel has been described as a "key piece in the pu...
The ancient fish that first had sex
Ancient fish are challenging reproduction knowledge.
When back-boned animals get down to business, they do it in one of two ways. Either females release eggs to be extern...
Timing may have helped kill off the dinosaurs
An unlucky time when dinosaur ecosystems had weakened.
Dinosaurs may have just been unlucky that the catastrophic asteroid collision that is thought to have wiped them out ...