Ancient Teeth Hint At Mysterious Human Relative

Four teeth found in a cave in the Tongzi county of southern China have scientists scratching their heads. In 1972 … More

Hybrid DNA In Denisova Cave Continues To Reshape What We Know About Ancient Humans

In 2014, two archaeologists, Katerina Douka and Tom Higham, paid a visit to Denisova Cave—a site high up in Siberia’s … More

What Is Causing All Bodies Great And Small To Shrink On This Remote Island?

In 2003, researchers digging in a mountain cave on the Indonesian island of Flores discovered astonishing fossils of a tiny, … More

Discovery Proves Human Activity In The Americas 130,000 Years Ago

Each and every scientific discovery sends a small ripple through academia – it changes what we know about the world … More