Study finds that Americans have more skepticism than confidence in scientific theories that are farther away from bodies in scope and time: global warming, the age of the Earth and evolution and the Bing Bang
A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of Northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? (video)
Rise in birth defect anencephaly, a neural tube defect, among infants in Washington state puzzles epidemiologists
Mass grave of executed adult Viking males found in Dorset suffered from diseases weren’t warriors but mercenaries or peasants
Heated scientific debate between paleoanthropologist Drs. Tim White and Manuel Dominguez-Rodrigo about human evolution on the savanna; when is scientific debate vitriolic?