Neanderthals weren't the only ones modern humans liked to sleep with.
The purpose behind the mysterious rock formation, found in a French cave, remains unknown.
Alexander McNabb's hot adventure "A Decent Bomber" for a change wasn't set in the Arab world, but managed, in its Irish venue, to tie back to the region he's used as a backdrop for earlier novels.
Ever since researchers at the Max Planck sequenced the genome of Neanderthals, including a super high-quality genome of a
While modern man, as we know it, she says, arrived in Europe about 40,000 years ago, we may go the way of the Dodo bird if we don't change our ways.
"One of our major difficulties was convincing the scientific community that a site excavated 100 years ago might still be
Fossils of prehistoric humans and other primates are relatively rare because bone does not last well in most environments
The timing of the fossils suggests Neanderthals and humans may have at least had the opportunity to interact, or cross paths
The secondary sexual characteristics are even more variable, and they were also of much interest to Darwin. These are all
When is a cavemen not a cavemen? In the case of the new animated movie The Croods, it's when the family of "cavemen" in question looks cosmetically like Neanderthals but seem to have the powers of superheroes.
The team concluded that Neanderthals used their oversized eyes to survive in the lower-light levels in Europe, where the
By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/06/2013 05:24 PM EST on LiveScience "So there is no pressure on them
The headline in the Britain's Daily Mail tabloid was hard to miss: "Wanted: Adventurous Woman to Give Birth to Neanderthal Man, Harvard Professor seeks Mother for Cloned Cave Baby."
The scientists of the new study say more work is needed to learn about interbreeding and the factors governing the expression
What does it mean to be pure Homo sapiens? I thought I knew. No one could be pure human unless we all are, so therefore we all are pure Homo sapiens. It would have to be either all of us or none of us, biblically, won't it?
Flambéed dishes and drinks mix primal fury and campfire comradeship with old-school elegance -- that taken-up-a-notch flair (or, more accurately, "flare") that tells us we are having something special. It's good to get primitive sometimes.
"Climate was probably not directly responsible for Neandertal extinction, and catastrophic events most certainly were not
Neanderthals apparently had unusually strong right arms, judging by their right humerus — the long arm bone underlying the