The first Neanderthal skeleton excavated in 20 years suggests our ancestors may have buried their dead together, with flowers
One of the most important archaeological sites for our understanding of Neanderthals is still disgorging its secrets. A new Neanderthal skeleton has been found in Shanidar Cave in Iraqi Kurdistan, and
Archeologists have found an ancient sarcophagus that they believe commemorated Romulus, the fabled founder of Rome, describing it as “an exceptional discovery”. Experts found the 2,600-year-old sarcophagus
Scientists have found evidence for a mysterious “ghost population” of ancient humans that lived in Africa about half a million years ago and whose genes live on in people today. Traces of the unknown emerged
Millennia from now, future humans might be snacking on heirloom crops provided by the Cherokee Nation. The Cherokee Nation is the first indigenous American tribe in the U.S. to be invited to contribute
As DNA tests grew more popular and affordable, my curiosity got the better of me. For about $100, a vial of saliva and a couple weeks of waiting, a company promised a pie chart revealing my ethnic ancestry.
A hoard of Iron Age coins worth up to £10 million has been officially recognised as the largest collection ever found on the British Isles after two detectorists' were tipped off by a woman who spotted