Archaeologists are tapping cutting-edge neuroscience and psychology research to figure out how our ancestors began making figurative art.
Scientists are taking an unusual approach to studying how Native Alaskans lived and hunted thousands of years ago—and how they may have adapted to climate change.
One archaeological site in Texas has yielded an astonishing amount of evidence that people have been in North America for over 15,000 years.
New evidence from caves in Spain shows that Neanderthals engaged in complex symbolic thought—and were pretty good artists to boot.
As high-elevation ice patches melt due to climate change, artifacts and stories long held in ice are being revealed. This fragile heritage needs to be acknowledged and protected.
Centuries before the Mongols took over the Eurasian steppe, the horse nomads of the Uyghur Empire responded to an epic drought through clever trade deals and unlikely alliances.