We've had Alien vs. Predator, Monsters vs. Aliens and Dracula vs. Frankenstein, but what would happen if modern man and his prehistoric ancestor were to square off?
The shared DNA of Neanderthals and humans is probably due to a common ancestor
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given British scientists a multi-million pound grant to develop GM crops in what could be the most significant PR endorsement for the controversial technology.
Cave paintings dated as 15 milliennia older than originally thought, making them Europe's earliest known paintings
Archaeologists have found Britain's earliest house - constructed by Stone Age tribesmen around 11,000 years ago. The discovery is likely to change the way archaeologists view that early period.
Archaeologists have discovered a previously unknown epoch in British pre-history when Stone Age hunters re-entered Britain after an absence of up to 90,000 years – because of climatically induced sea-level changes which turned the English Channel into dry land.
Flemish-Moroccan choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is known for his collaborations. He's recently worked with Akram Khan, with Shaolin Temple monks, with the sculptor Antony Gormley. Gormley is back for Babel (words): Cherkaoui's multi-cultural cast argue in a mix of languages, framed by steel Gormley shapes that suggest towers or cages.
You don't need to go all the way to Australia to see stunning examples of rock art. Mark Rowe found plenty to explore right here in our own back yard
Infertile couples may be spared years of fruitless treatment with the discovery that the human egg can read the father's genetic key and screen out failures
Lascaux II, Montignac, Dordogne
As the Americans embark on a new peace mission, Donald Macintyre reports from a West Bank village trapped by its history but now lit up with help from across the divide
Discovery of fossilised pelvis forces scientists to revise view of Homo erectus
They are not scoring many tries – one in three games can hardly be described as extravagant – but as they are not conceding any at all, Sale are decent value for their position at the top of the Guinness Premiership table. Bristol, clear underdogs despite home advantage at the Memorial Ground last night, tried desperately hard to record a first win of the season, but the new law variations have rendered their traditional driving game redundant. Sale have more flexibility, and it showed here.
Neanderthals were not as stupid as they have been portrayed, according to a study showing their stone tools were just as good as those made by the early ancestors of modern humans, Homo sapiens.
Why did Neanderthal man become extinct? Was it interbreeding with humans? Or did our ancestors wipe them out? Steve Connor reports on a fossil that may solve the puzzle