Bruce Bower's Articles
- Stone Age human bones from a cave in England show signs of cannibalism. The people had been eaten during burial rituals nearly 15,000 years ago, experts say.
- Adorned with all-natural signs of power: eagle claws. Holes in these claws show that Neandertals had been strung them together, like beads, as jewelry.
- These footprints, found nearly a half-century ago, may be almost four times older than first thought, scientists now report.
- There are hints they could have been made by ancestors of Neandertals.
- Some scientists propose a newfound South African species as the most likely ancestor of the line that led to humans. But not everyone accepts that this is where it all began.