New study reviews the palaeoecological information associated with hominin dispersals into Southeast Asia and Oceania throughout the Pleistocene.
Honey bees also have excellent navigation skills, they communicate symbolically through dance, and they can learn abstract concepts.
Just as 21st-century Americans can visit a grocery store stocked with citrus grown in Florida and quinoa from South America, ancient people may have looked beyond what grew locally for dinner.
Discovery of advanced tools in Malaga thousands of years before modern humans were thought to be there may not be that odd: Humans in North Africa 300,000 years ago could see Spain from their porch
Prime minister Scott Morrison defends annual holiday and opposes any changes as protestors take to streets in cities across country
Leaders sent letter to school seeking to ‘build understanding’ after students were filmed in apparent confrontation
Conservators stabilized famed crypt’s wall paintings, introduced viewing platforms and barriers designed to limit visitor access to fragile areas
Although the number of space rocks striking earth is increasing, the probability of an asteroid strike wiping out mankind is extremely low.
As Treuer shows, the Indians not only have maintained their culture and civilization through some dark years — but in some parts of the country, today, are thriving.
Scientists at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias developed and applied an image processing technique designed to draw out the unseen light in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field.
This event, and the media whirlwind around it, raise important questions about America’s historic baggage when it comes to issues of race.
From 25 to 28 January, scientists will gather at a workshop at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom to discuss what the new finds suggest about Neanderthal views of death.
The construction and clearing of their sophisticated highways, it turns out, relies mainly on independent efforts that add up to unintentional teamwork.
Archaeologists believe that a native civilization smelted the mask before Europeans made their way over and it could be as old as thousands of years BC.