New Research Demonstrates Our Genetic Variation is Spread Globally

​New research has come up with the most intricate analysis of human genetic diversity until now, explaining the genetic association between human populations around the world. Revealing a massive amount of earlier unexplained genetic variation, the paper offers new clues...

Interactions Between the Hunter-Gatherers Communities Helped Ancient Humans Evolve

How was the medicinal plant product discovered? Researchers explain how there was a sophisticated culture in the early days of the ancient humans and even managed to simulate a map that revealed how the medicinal plant was found in the...

Migration Patterns in the Mediterranean Region Has Been Reconstructed Through Ancient DNA

The Mediterranean Sea has been an important track for maritime migrations, and regular trade, as well as invasions throughout prehistory. However, the genetic background of the Mediterranean islands has not been accurately documented, in spite of recent advancements in the...

Ancient Civilization Survived a Supervolcano Eruption 74,000 Years Ago

A supervolcano eruption estimated to be 5,000 times bigger than Mount St. Helens that lasted up to a decade, didn't wipe out human civilizations as thought before. New research indicates that even if the Toba Volcano had brought a lot...

Researchers Find Ancient Unknown Population’s Genes in Modern Humans

Researchers have unearthed information of an extinct human species that lived in Africa approximately half a million years ago. Those humans' genetic material has been transmitted in today's people. Evidence of the 'ghost population' appeared when scientists studied genomes from...

Ancient Human Footprint Discovered Inside a Mammoth Track

​A team of archaeologists who study ancient life and artifacts has discovered, inside a mammoth footprint, a track that belongs to an ancient human. The researchers utilized a specific type of technology to scan the prints spread all over White...

Denisovans: Ancient Human Appearance Reconstructed By Israeli Scientists

Everybody heard about the Neanderthals, and most of the people know how they looked like, but know it's time to redirect our attention to other ancestors of today's' humans: the Denisovans, cousins of the Neanderthals which lived until about 50.000...

Scientists Discovered A New Ancient Human Species Underneath Antarctica​

A shocking discovery made by a team of scientists in Antarctica has been reported to the broad public. An international team of researchers found proof of 'ancient human intruders' in the depths of Antarctica's oceans after they broke the ice...