Findings show that asteroids are stronger than we used to think and require more energy to be completely shattered.
The oldest known marsupials are actually from North America, where they evolved during the Cretaceous period after splitting off from placental mammals at least 125 million years ago.
Scientists have recovered the fragments of a Denisovan skull in a Siberian cave, making this rare discovery the fifth Denisovan specimen that has now been identified.
A finding pushes back the timeline on humankind’s conquest of one of Earth’s harshest environments, and may provide clues about interactions with their hominin relatives.
Once dismissed as an “odd-looking little artifact,” the tool pushes back evidence for tattooing in the U.S. Southwest by a millennium.
Remains thought to belong to 500 people discovered among thousands of artefacts including pre-Columbian pottery and Ming Dynasty jade.
A PNAS study published Monday clears up another misconception we Homo sapiens have always lorded over Neanderthals: their terrible posture.
A mysterious group of extinct humans known as Denisovans is helping to rewrite our understanding of human evolution. Who were they?
Much like humans, fungi can use cultivation, harvesting, storage, dispersal, and division of labor to farm bacteria.
Though Teotihuacan may be known, few are familiar with North America’s other great ancient city, Cahokia. It was a sprawling civilization.
The Hayabusa2’s target – the asteroid named Ryugu – is thought to be as old as the solar system itself.