A new environmental record for a prehistoric site in Kenya helped researchers figure out how external conditions influenced which of our ancient ancestors lived there, with what way of life.
Until now the search for early evidence of alcohol has fixated on residue analysis.
The sounds our ancestors made are important because they teach us about spaces and behaviour and rituals of the time.
A fresh look at museum artifacts fills in a gap in the Asian archaeological record and refutes the idea that an advanced technique was imported from the West by early modern humans.
Ochre has many uses. It can be used to shed information on the evolution of the modern mind.