Ancient tool pushes history of tattooing in the western US by over a thousand years

People were getting inked long before we even had ink!

Neanderthal diet revolved around meat, new study finds

Caveburgers, anyone?

Painted rock points to higher cognitive function in humans 73,000 years ago

Artwork from waaaay before Photoshop.

One broken gene made us very good runners

A genetic fluke two to three million years ago turned humans into the best endurance runners around.

Infant skeleton sheds new light on early Native American populations

Genome sequencing of infant found in Alaska reveals new Native American Population

Mysterious 9.7-million-year-old fossilized teeth likely belong to unknown ancient European primate

Some speculate the teeth may belong to a hominid species but evidence backs no such sensationalist claim.

New ancient car-sized species identified by paleontologists. It was related to Megalodon

Some 20 million years ago, both the Atlantic and the Pacific were haunted by a huge shark the size of a car.