THE MUST reads
The human family tree really was a tree for quite a while in our history, as new research finds our ancestor "Lucy" was quite a swinger.
Neanderthal gene variants are disappearing from modern populations and the slow purge is inevitable.
Melanesians carry genetic clues for the existence of an unknown archaic human, new DNA data indicates.
A caveman's lair 16,000 years ago included the pelt of a cave lion, an animal that we likely drove to extinction.
Chemical analysis of prehistoric hearths shows salmon has been prepared for 11,800 years.