Some researchers consider Homo erectus to be the immediate ancestor of our own species, Homo sapiens.
Researchers say the discovery shows the human body was used for social expression as much in the Pleistocene as it was today.
Scientists discovered new evidence that the Greek island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and humans at least 200,000 years ago—tens of thousands of years earlier than previously believed
The teeth might help explain why the species went extinct, the lead author of the study told Newsweek.
Humans were butchering giant animals on the island more than 10,000 years ago.
The research shows our ancient cousins were "no dummies," one scientist said.
Modern humans first emerged between 200,000 and 300,000 years ago.
The tools are around 385,000 years old.
The human jawbone, which still has teeth, is between 175,000 and 200,000 years old.
New evidence reveals a previously unrecorded indigenous population and poses a major challenge to existing theories about the earliest Americans.
In German, they'd call us "Spargeltarzan."
Incredible images show Caribbean cave art discovered in dark chambers far, far from the light of day.
Arm bone at cave site had been carved with a zigzag pattern before being broken open to get at the marrow.
Fossil evidence forces major rethink of how and when humans arrived in Southeast Asia.