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Humans used ceramic pots to cook wild plants more than 10,000 years ago, well before the advent of agriculture.
Ecuadorean discovery pushes back the origins of chocolate from 3,900 years to over 5,000 years.
We liked our fancy shoes, even 2,000 years ago.
Dating back some 2,000 years ago, this recent discovery of human bones, amulets and magic spells could tell an interesting story.
A 35,000-year-old wolf bone found in Siberia is helping scientists to pinpoint the beginning of human friendship with dogs.
Scientists have found a fossilised skull deep inside a Spanish cave that shows tell-tale signs of homicide, making it the oldest murder in the world.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Axheads and grinding stones from a cave in Australia's far north suggest humans arrived on the continent about 65,000 years ago, or 18,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to research published on Thursday.
OSLO (Reuters) - Greenhouse gases are at higher levels in the atmosphere than at any time in at least 800,000 years, according to a study of Antarctic ice on Wednesday that extends evidence that mankind is disrupting the climate.