A molar discovered in a cave in Laos shows where the enigmatic Denisovans could have interbred with the ancestors of modern humans.
Researchers using 3-D technology brought to light an array of art in an Alabama cave, including a serpent, flying creatures and humanoid figures in regalia.
Originally thought to be the remnants of gang killings, dozens of skulls found in a cave in southern Mexico are now believed to be from sacrificial killings more than 1,000 years ago.
A new paper suggests Neanderthals and Homo sapiens alternately settled the same shelter more than 50,000 years ago.
Four years ago, Haley Dahl dreamed of taking her band and an orchestra into a cave to record an album. The result, “Madison,” is out Friday.
For their heart-pounding documentary, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin faced a thorny tangle of rights, permissions and personalities.
The cave, which sold for $2.2 million in St. Louis on Tuesday, is considered a sacred site by members of the Osage Nation. A tribal leader called the sale “heartbreaking.”
A group of scientists and adventure athletes are venturing into icy labyrinths to study their relationships with glacial melting and climate change.
An unlamented mall in the heart of the English city is being demolished. But what should go in its place?
An archaeological excavation south of Rome uncovered fossil remains of nine Neanderthals, along with the bones of hyenas, elephants and rhinoceroses.
Fossils from a Texas site suggest that the predatory felines not only snatched mammoths from their herds, but dragged the remains back to their cave.
Scientific papers containing lots of specialized terminology are less likely to be cited by other researchers.
What may be an overlooked fossil in a well-known cultural site could offer clues to the age of its underlying rocks.
A cave complex at a temple in Thailand has long drawn tourists, pilgrims and guano collectors. Now, scientists have arrived, looking for any potential links to the coronavirus.
Residents in the South are coming together to protect their underground ecosystems.
The depiction of the animal on an Indonesian island is at least 45,500 years old, the researchers say.
A skull found in a South African cave suggests that the species went through a process of microevolution during a chaotic environmental shift.
The career of the coronavirus so far is, in Darwinian terms, a great success story.
When forests and woodlands don’t provide a respite from the heat, these primates find cooling centers in their arid landscape.
What street art adorning boarded-up storefronts tells us about our shared political realities and the ways our stories are connected. A critic’s tour deciphers the signs and symbols.
Preserved dung in Oregon’s Paisley Caves is helping to fill in some mysteries about some of the earliest people on our continent.