By Christie Rizk | May 01, 2013 03:43 PM EDT
The Jamestown settlers may have cannibalized some of their own people to keep from starving, according to new evidence found at a recent excavation.
By Makini Brice | Jan 28, 2013 06:42 PM EST
An excavation in Mexico has led to the discovery of troves of human skulls.
By Makini Brice | Jan 24, 2013 01:21 PM EST
People all around the world enjoy chocolate these days, but in the eighth century anthropologists expected that the only people who would have access to the sweet would be the Mesoamerican people in the tropics, where the plant is grown.
By Makini Brice | Oct 23, 2012 12:20 PM EDT
Anthropologists in the United Kingdom have created what they believe is the most accurate Neanderthal model to date.
By Makini Brice | Oct 16, 2012 03:26 PM EDT
Homo sapiens may not have the largest brains in the animal kingdom, but their extraordinary size in relation to our bodies has long been thought as what set us apart.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 04, 2012 02:03 PM EDT
A piece of a child's skull, believed to be 1.5 million years old, offers some of the earliest evidence that early humans were hunters who ate meat regularly, according to scientists.