by Katie Bowell, Curator of Cultural Interpretation
Should We Clone Neanderthals? The scientific, legal and ethical obstacles.
Evidence of a new type of prehistoric humans known as Denisovans, who last shared a common ancestor with modern humans over 1 million years ago, has been found in a Siberian cave. with Homo sapiens over 1 million years ago..
A 400,000 year-old tooth found in a Israeli cave doubles the age of the oldest known Homo sapiens remains.
How did the Neanderthals die? One theory was that a poor diet that relied too heavily on meat eventually killed them. However, starch granules found on Neanderthal teeth indicate that the species ate a variety of plants and cooked grains.
The rare Cambodian elephant has finally been caught on video.
The fossils of a new species of prehistoric crocodile were discovered in Italian limestone slated to become kitchen counters.
The Shark Conservation Act has been signed into law.