Some of the world’s oldest engravings of the human form – prehistoric rock art from the Italian Alps – have been brought to life by the latest digital technology at Cambridge University's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Scientists use genetics and climate reconstructions to track the global spread of modern humans out of Africa17 Sep 2012
Research indicates the out-of-Africa spread of humans was dictated by the appearance of favourable climatic windows.
The history of humanity, from our earliest ancestors to today’s indigenous people spread across the globe, is being retold as a Cambridge University museum reopens following a £1.8m redevelopment.
Our earliest ancestors may have started walking on two limbs instead of four in a bid to monopolise resources and to carry as much food as possible in one go, researchers have found.
Some of the earliest evidence of prehistoric architecture has been discovered in the Jordanian desert, providing archaeologists with a new perspective on how humans lived 20,000 years ago.