Looking back at human history from our polluted, sedentary urban lives, we can easily elevate our Paleolithic past. But was it all we imagine?
Scientific findings tend to be provisional. That’s a good thing.
Scientific discoveries usually involve many people working over long periods of time. But they are generally worth the wait.
How and when our ancestors mastered the use of fire remains a hotly debated question. Researchers are hunting for answers buried in ancient ash and baked soils.
New finds at an archaeological site in Morocco open a window on the origin of our species.
State-of-the-art brain imaging technology is shedding new light on the evolution of human intelligence.