Palaeontological finds offer a compelling and profound way to think about our place in nature.
A new discovery adds to our existing understanding of Homo sapiens in Africa.
Ancient indigenous people often collected fossil shells, teeth and bones that have provided critical clues about human origins.
Archaeologists have discovered the world's oldest cheese, and it reveals how our ancestor's cooking methods helped the human diet adapt.
New tools add to an emerging view of the past as a turbulent “Game of Thrones” style scenario, with distinct early human ancestors living in Eurasia before Homo sapiens arrived.