Neanderthals may have started weaning their young from seven months of age and transferred them to solid food by just over a year, according to a new fossil tooth study.
The world’s largest collection of rock art engravings could also potentially be home to some of the oldest, Australian researchers have found.
A hat which belonged to South Korea’s most revered monarch King Sejong has been recovered more than 500 years after it was looted by Japanese invaders.
The face of England’s king Richard III was revealed for the first time in more than 500 years, following a reconstruction of his skeleton found underneath a carpark.
Jews of European origin are a mix of ancestries, with many hailing from tribes in the Caucasus who converted to Judaism and created an empire that lasted half a millennium, according to a gene study.
People from the Indian sub-continent migrated to Australia and mixed with Aborigines 4,000 years ago, bringing the dingo with them.
A new DNA test can restore at least part of the identity of long-dead people who left no trace of their image, scientists report.
Scientists unveiled fossils from west Africa Thursday that push back the dawn of multicellular life on Earth by at least 1.5 billion years.
An Australian Aboriginal ‘Dreaming’ story has helped experts uncover a meteorite impact crater in the outback of the Northern Territory.
The discovery of two fossils has challenged the belief that our early human ancestor Homo erectus evolved from Homo habilis and suggests they co-existed.