Particles from outer space helped refine the age estimates of South African ancestors of humans.
With more than 3,600 individual genome sequences that date back more than 100,000 years, it is largest human family tree ever created.
“It's telling us, right now, that it is out of balance. It is extremely hot," said the study's co-author.
A human-driven mass extinction “has begun on land and in freshwater seems increasingly likely,” according to a new article.
The 23,000-year-old "ghost tracks" were primarily made by children and teenagers who were doing work for elders or just hanging around.
Humans are a “significant, but chronically overlooked, source of natural resources” for Mars missions, according to a new study.
Researchers found the mammoth walked a distance equal to nearly twice the circumference of Earth using isotopes of strontium and oxygen.
Artist David A. Roberts created this mesmerizing video of the past and future of an Earth simulacrum.
The rare bone dates back at least 51,000 years, hinting that Neanderthals developed symbolic behavior before contact with our own human ancestors.
The last descendants of a once widespread species survive as a remote population in Shark Bay, Western Australia, a new study reveals.
A skull from Harbin City, China, dates back at least 146,000 years and is “one of the most complete archaic human fossils” ever found.