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Meet Inuk – full genome of ancient human tells us about his hair, eyes, skin, teeth, ancestry and earwax – Phenomena: Not Exactly Rocket Science

A team of scientists and researchers have decoded the DNA found in preserved human hair from a Stone Age man that lived in Western Greenland and have used this data to produce an image of his facial features.

Neanderthals May Have Sailed to Crete : Discovery News

Neanderthals May Have Sailed to Crete : Discovery News

Iceman Mummy Finds His Closest Relatives : Discovery News

Living Relatives of Iceman Mummy Found Ötzi the Iceman has at least 19 living male relatives in the Austrian Tirol, according to a genetic study into the origins of the people who now inhabit the region.

Ancient Hominids Took to the Seas : Discovery News

Ancient Hominids Took to the Seas : Discovery News

A molar tooth belonging to a Denisovan, thought to be a new branch of ancient humans.

A molar tooth belonging to a Denisovan, thought to be a new branch of ancient humans. A finger bone from Siberia (found in the Denisov cave) now reveals a previously unknown group of ancient humans once existed there, one neither like us nor Neanderthals.

A new study of the human genome reveals modern humans interbred not only with Neanderthals but also with an extinct group of relatives in Africa.

Modern North Africans carry genetic traces from Neanderthals, suggesting their ancestors, too, interbred with humanity's closest known extinct relatives, report scientists online Oct. in the journal PLoS One.