International gathering highlights ambitious aim to understand human origins and future lessons.
In a thought-provoking discovery, an international team of researchers have unearthed evidence shedding light on the ancient migration of Homo sapiens into eastern Asia around 45,000 years ago.
Study casts doubt on claims ancient small-brained hominin buried their dead and produced rock art.
Findings support growing consensus for lush Jordan Rift Valley that funnelled migrants into western Asia and northern Arabia.
Use-wear analysis of grinding tools sheds new light on the subsistence and lifestyle of ancient peoples in region.
Study finds dairying began on the Tibetan plateau by ~3500 years ago and supported expansion into non-farmable highlands.
Study finds humid periods in ancient Iran led to the expansions of human populations.