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Humans pushed Neanderthals to extinction, research suggests

New Scientist | 
Guilty as charged. Over the years, humans have often been accused of killing off our Neanderthal cousins, although climate change, stupidity and even bad ...

Genetic advantage may be why farming societies displaced hunter-gatherers

New Scientist | 
How did farming take over the world? One theory is that farming was such an evidently good idea that it ...

Ancestry of first Americans revealed by a boy’s genome

New Scientist | 
We may never know who the Anzick child was. Why he died, just 3 years old, in the foothills of ...

Neanderthal DNA traces found in African people

New Scientist | 
Call it humanity's unexpected U-turn. One of the biggest events in the history of our species is the exodus out ...