Reuters - Light News Video Online (Oct. 9, 2014) French archaeologists say they have discovered historically significant pre-Neanderthal remains which give insight into the behavior of the extinct human species. Tara Cleary reports.
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AFP (Oct. 13, 2012) At 215 million years old, turtle fossils unearthed in southern Poland are the world's most ancient and complete known remains of their kind, and could provide priceless clues to the mysterious ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (July 10, 2014) Authorities want to know who donated three human skulls to a Goodwill store in Washington state last month. Linda So reports.
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AFP (Oct. 9, 2014) French archeologists have found 200,000-year-old human bones, probably of the Neanderthal line. The remains were uncovered in Tourville-la-Riviere, Normandy, in 2010, but the find has only been ... watch video
Sep. 29, 2016 Newly recovered fossils confirm that Drepanosaurus, a prehistoric cross between a chameleon and an anteater, was a small reptile with a fearsome finger. The second digit of its forelimb sported a ... read more
Sep. 27, 2016 Many people are concerned about conservation of the planet's cute and cuddlies. But in a world of global climate change, sometimes we must prioritize which species we can and ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 As scientists continue finding evidence for life in the ocean more than 3 billion years ago, those ancient fossils pose a paradox that raises questions about whether there ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Imagine a meter long worm with 12 stubby legs and matching sets of flaps running down the body. On the head is a large pair of spiny appendages used for grasping prey that ... read more
Apr. 7, 2016 Researchers have completed the first in-depth genetic analysis of a Neanderthal Y chromosome. The findings offer new insights into the relationship between Neanderthals and modern humans and some of ... read more
Jan. 29, 2014 Remnants of Neanderthal DNA in modern humans are associated with genes affecting type 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease, lupus, biliary cirrhosis and smoking behavior. They also concentrate in genes ... read more
Dec. 18, 2013 With the Neanderthal genome now published, for the first time, scientists have a rich new resource of comparative evolution. For example, recently, scientists have shown that humans and Neanderthals ... read more
Aug. 13, 2012 New research raises questions about the theory that modern humans and Neanderthals at some point interbred, known as hybridization. The findings suggest that common ancestry, not hybridization, ... read more