Ancient "Nutcracker Man" really ate grass - d'oh!

For decades, scientists have been under the impression that the remains of Paranthropus boisei, a human from 2.3 to 1.2 million year ago, subsisted primarily on nuts mostly because of his hearty jaw and flat molar teeth.

Scientists sketch modern portrait of ancient human

A team of intrepid scientists has successfully concluded a DNA analysis of human hair found preserved in Greenland’s permafrost.