The reddish-brown crayon was found in England at a site called Star Carr in Scarborough, Yorkshire, near what was once Lake Flixton.
Despite some alarming press coverage, NASA tweeted out to a concerned citizen (in Spanish) telling them that any cries of armageddon are “a lie.”
The discovery of a prehistoric human jawbone in a cave near Haifa pushes back the clock on the evolution of Homo sapiens and our ancestors’ first exodus out of Africa.
On Australia Day 2017, Cheree Toka started a campaign calling for the Aboriginal flag to fly every day on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Researchers at the University College of London are working to find a way to read the ancient scraps without destroying the artefacts in the process.
There were at least two periods of time where Neanderthals and humans interbred: one event 50,000 to 60,000 years ago, and another more than 37,000 years ago.
Scholars have found the first direct evidence that glass was produced in Sub-Saharan Africa centuries before the arrival of Europeans, thus representing a new chapter in the history of glass technology.
New research suggests early Homo sapiens brains entered the range of modern human brain size as early as 300,000 years ago, but its globular, round features emerged only 40,000 years ago.
Much more treasure might be buried under the surface of this east African country than was previously thought.
A documentary will unveil a prototype of the face of the first British man by analysing the DNA of Britain’s oldest complete skeleton, in the UK’s most ambitious and cutting-edge Ancient DNA project to date.
What could have caused the chronological patterning of artifacts – human activity and/or past climate change? These questions are the focus of a new study published today.
Exoplanets orbiting Trappist-1 have thrilled astronomers since their discovery last year thanks to their Earth-like potential to harbor water.
The reward is fresh insight into the unique 364-day calendar used by members of the Judean Desert sect, including the discovery of the name given by the sect to the special days marking the transitions between the four seasons.
“First Face of America” provides a closeup look at two dangerous underwater expeditions that resulted in the discovery and salvaging of bones from one of the earliest known New World residents, dubbed Naia.