A new study has revealed that Neanderthals had thumbs that were much better suited for power gripping.
War and conflict may have been an intrinsic part of the lives of our ancestors for over 100,000 years.
The discovery of Neanderthal-made string has further cemented the idea that the species was highly intelligent.
New research has revealed that the Neanderthals were no stranger to catching and eating sea creatures.
Dating back 40,000 years, the necklace may have been the last of its kind ever made by the Neanderthals.
Researchers have determined why some Neanderthals may have resorted to butchering one another for food.
A new study has found that Neanderthals, not humans, created the world's oldest known cave paintings.
The way our ancestors hunted prey may have given them a significant advantage over the Neanderthals.
The skeleton of a young Neanderthal has revealed that our brains did not develop at the same rate.
Neanderthal remains unearthed in Belgium's Goyet caves show indications of cannibalistic behavior.
Remarkable prehistoric structures made from stalagmites have been discovered inside a cave in France.
Recent studies have suggested that diseases carried by modern humans may have proven catastrophic.
A controversial new theory suggests that large eyes may have put the Neanderthals at a disadvantage.
New evidence suggests that dogs may have been man's best friend for far longer than previously thought.
The early domestication of wolves by modern humans may have tipped the balance in our favor.
Scientists now believe that Neanderthals were no less advanced that their modern human counterparts.
Scientists have revealed new details about our prehistoric ancestors thanks to a fossil thighbone.
Humans and Neanderthals are now believed to have lived alongside one another for as long as 5,000 years.
A new fossil discovery suggests that humans were not the only species capable of complex speech.
Scientists have come up with a list of the genes that distinguish us from our prehistoric cousins.