These now-extinct humans lived as far back as 200,000 years ago.
All of the Australopithecus-bearing cave sediments may be close to a million years older.
The tooth is one of the few physical remains known of Denisovans, a sister lineage to Neanderthals who until now had been known only from scrappy dental and bone fossils from a single site in Siberia and one in the Himalayas.
It’s only the second known ancient armor of its kind.
Skeletons of “kungas” discovered in a princely burial.
Residents described waking to their walls shaking in the early morning hours
Scientists in China say they have found the oldest flower bud in the fossil record, finally aligning the fossil evidence with the genetic data suggesting flowering plants, or angiosperms, evolved tens of millions of years earlier than we initially thought.
The discovery of a chamber at least 40,000 years old in a Gibraltar cave previously inhabited by Neanderthals could lead to groundbreaking new finds about their lifestyles, according to researchers.