Here's a 120,000 Year Old Tumor Found Inside a Neanderthal

Neanderthals weren't smoking cigarettes. They weren't breathing in pollution. They weren't eating processed foods. They weren't dealing with pesticides. Nope. But apparently, Neanderthals still got cancer. This 120,000-year-old bone fragment reveals a cancerous tumor. Neanderthals, they're just like us. » 6/06/13 11:00pm 6/06/13 11:00pm

Scientists Have Identified a Completely New Human Species from China

Your family tree just got wider. Scientists have analyzed fossils found in China, and deemed them to be from a new human species unlike any ever identified before; say hello to your long-lost cousin. » 3/14/12 4:00pm 3/14/12 4:00pm

Neanderthals and Modern Humans, Like, Got Busy

Despite representing different stages of human evolution, it looks like European Homo Sapiens might have had a penchant for a little Neanderthal booty. Or vice versa. » 11/02/11 4:37pm 11/02/11 4:37pm

A Caveman's Swiss Army Knife

I love everything about this. I just like to pretend that George the Neanderthal carried a Stone Aged Swiss Army Knife everywhere with him. It was so convenient! Of course, there was no Swiss or Army or Knives back then but, um, you get the idea! » 9/15/11 6:20pm 9/15/11 6:20pm