Stone flakes made unintentionally by monkeys may be common and confused with stone artifacts left behind by the earliest humans.
No, the human brain did not shrink
Researchers refute a hypothesis that the human brain shrank 3,000 years ago as a result of the transition to living in modern societies.
Viking identity was not limited to people with Scandinavian ancestry
Who were the vikings and where did they come from? Sequencing of skeletons allows researchers to understand Vikings through their genetic legacy.
Vikings may have helped spread the world’s deadliest virus
Scientists have identified extinct strains of smallpox on the teeth of Viking skeletons from sites across Northern Europe.