Scientists found sugars while analyzes meteorites, adding to a popular theory about how life began on Earth. The first known evidence of sugars on a meteor has been found by researchers from Japan and
The research reignites a long-simmering debate about how and where our species emerged. A powdery white layer blankets the desiccated landscape of Botswana’s Makgadikgadi pans, one of the world's largest
The Indus Valley Civilization is one of the earliest civilizations on Earth, dating back 8,000 years. The archaeological remains from the extinct society are scattered across a vast geography spanning
A “once in a generation” discovery of a centuries-old manuscript by John Locke shows the great English philosopher making his earliest arguments for religious toleration, with the scholar who unearthed
The face of the oldest species that unambiguously sits on the human evolutionary tree has been revealed for the first time by the discovery of a 3.8 million-year-old skull in Ethiopia. The fossil belongs
Scientists say they’ve found artifacts in Idaho that indicate people were living there around 16,000 years ago, providing new evidence that the first Americans arrived here by following the Pacific Coast.