A new analysis of shoes that may have belonged to the Renaissance artist Michelangelo revealed his small stature.
Ancient DNA from a woman who lived 7,200 years ago reveal she belongs to a vanished human lineage.
Archaeologists have unearthed a rare instance of Neanderthal-created art in a German cave once famous for its "unicorn bones."
All living humans are Homo sapiens. Here's what scientists know about the origin of our species.
"The Boy of Gran Dolina," a young individual in the extinct Homo antecessor species found at a site in Spain, is actually female, according to new analysis of dental remains.
Changes previously thought to be sex differences in a human relative are actually due to microevolution, a new study finds.
A new paper used an advanced "Bayesian" model to show that the emergence of intelligent life on Earth was probably a lucky break.
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