Oldest modern human fossil in Southeast Asia found in Laos

Researchers have described an ancient skull recovered from a cave in the Annamite Mountains in northern Laos as the oldest modern human fossil found in Southeast Asia.

Modern humans behind Neanderthals’ demise

A new study has revealed that modern humans were probably a greater threat to the Neanderthals than major natural events like extreme cold weather or volcanoes.

Neanderthals were seafaring long before modern humans

Neanderthals may have used the seas as a highway centuries before modern humans managed the same trick, researchers in Greece say.