For years, scientists have hotly debated which early humans were related to us and which simply died out on a parallel evolutionary branch.
“Greater Adria” existed hundreds of millions of years ago after it broke off from the supercontinent Gondwana.
Scientists have extracted the oldest genetic information ever found, using a technique that could revolutionise our understanding of evolution.
The 257 footprints discovered at Le Rozel in western France give a snapshot of how Neanderthals lived and suggest they may have been taller than previously thought.
By creating virtual 3D skull models, the researchers were able to expand the fossil pool and fill in the gaps of humanity’s evolutionary history.
The findings at Toms Point contradict the standard narrative that all California Indians were killed off or held captive in colonial missions, and later rancherias and reservations.
For the first time, we have a genetic model that fits statistically for most present-day South Asians: mixture of IVC-like people, and other (smaller contributions) from other populations.
Police officers from Devon and Cornwall in UK have launched a huge search operation to look for asteroid debris after neighbors reported that they saw a mysterious glowing object to fall from the sky.
Rather than a symbol of the country’s dark past of narco-fueled violence, Santiago smiles and says, Colombian drugs “can now be used to treat people.”
The mixture of salts found in evaporites, the material left from the evaporation of brines, was different from the typical composition found on other parchments.
Scientists have extracted ancient DNA from beneath the sea bed to identify the plants and animals that once inhabited the region.
The research also answers longstanding questions about the origins of farming and the source of Indo-European languages in South and Central Asia.
Prohibiting indigenous communities from managing today’s park lands has actually increased the likelihood and intensity of forest fires over time.
Denisovan fingers looked more like ours than like Neanderthals’, even though DNA shows that Denisovans are more closely related to Neanderthals.
The intention is to allow extracts to be used in medicine, cosmetics and food and support hemp as a cash crop.
This confirms the hypothesis made by archaeologists and anthropologists after studying the remains of 15 persons interred on a historic estate.