The Ancient Beringians split off from other Native American ancestors 20,000 years ago.
Archaeologists on British Columbia’s Triquet Island have excavated an ancient settlement dating back some 14,000 years, to the last ice age.
A team of scientists working on the “de-extinction” of the woolly mammoth say they are on the brink of resurrecting the prehistoric species, in a revised form.
A new study has challenged the popular theory that the first Ice-Age humans who migrated to North America arrived by a land bridge connecting Siberia to Alaska.
A new study of the genetic codes of Ice Age Europeans has given scientists insight into some 40,000 years of prehistory.
A new study has proposed a link between a 1,500-year-old global cooling event and a period of prolonged social strife that included plagues, famine and the collapse of empires.
The mysterious ape Gigantopithecus, which roamed Earth some 100,000 years ago, went extinct after climate change made its preferred diet of forest fruit unsustainable.
Analysis of the DNA of two infants buried at an ancient Alaskan fishing campsite 11,500 years ago suggests a more complex picture of early North America.
A Michigan farmer reaped a startling harvest last week when he unearthed the partial skeleton of a prehistoric mammoth in his wheat field.
According to a new statistical study, mankind—not climate change—was the driving force behind the extinction of prehistoric behemoths like the wooly mammoth and the saber-toothed tiger.