In the autonomous region of Catalonia, Spain, archaeologists have uncovered a treasure trove of prehistoric rock art that is around 15,000 years old
In many ways, the last surviving Neanderthals are a mystery. But four caves in Gibraltar have given an unprecedented insight into what their lives might have been like.
At the site of Els Trocs in the Spanish Pyrenees, rivalling groups of either migrating early farmers or farmers and indigenous hunter-gatherers collided violently around 5300 BCE.
This 7,000-year-old well is the oldest wooden structure ever discovered, archaeologists say (CNN 02/04/20)
(CNN): Archaeologists have discovered a 7,000-year-old Neolithic well in eastern Europe, which they believe is the oldest wooden structure in the world.
A new genetic analysis reveals that modern Africans have some Neandertal DNA too ( Science News 01/31/20)
Africans today possess more Neandertal ancestry than previously thought, a new analysis shows, though still not as much as most people outside of Africa.
We reveal another in our new study of the Neanderthals who lived in Chagyrskaya Cave in southern Siberia around 54,000 years ago.
From a burial site in Cameroon, archaeologists recovered human genetic material dating as far back as 8,000 years.
A new study has found that prehistoric humans have preserved bone marrow in their caves for up to nine weeks as a soup pot.
Homo erectus arrived in Indonesia 300,000 years later than previously thought (ScienceNews 01/09/20)
Homo erectus reached the Indonesian island of Java some 300,000 years later than many researchers have assumed, a new study finds.
New research focused on the roasted remnants of rootstalks found in a Lebombo Mountain cave in South Africa suggests early humans brought the plants to the cave to feed to their young and old.