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Evidence Suggests Recycling May Have Started With Early Hominids
2013-10-12 08:28:18

Despite the general perception that recycling is a fairly modern phenomenon, there is growing evidence it dates back to the days of the early hominids, researchers said this week during a four-day conference at Tel Aviv University in Israel.

Image 1 - Disappearing Elephant Caused The Rise Of Modern Man
2011-12-13 04:07:29

Elephants have long been known to be part of the Homo erectus diet. But the significance of this specific food source, in relation to both the survival of Homo erectus and the evolution of modern humans, has never been understood — until now.

Sophisticated Blade Production Much Earlier Than Originally Thought
2011-10-17 09:21:47

Blade manufacturing "production lines" existed as much as 400,000 years ago, say TAU researchers.

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2011-02-09 11:29:39

Eight small teeth found in a cave near Rosh Haain, central Israel, are raising big questions about the earliest existence of humans and where we may have originated.

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2010-12-30 10:16:31

Tel Aviv University archaeologists have uncovered evidence that Homo sapiens roamed the land now called Israel as early as 400,000 years ago — the earliest evidence for the existence of modern man anywhere in the world.

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2010-12-29 06:05:00

Israeli archaeologists reported on Tuesday that have found teeth of modern humans in a cave in central Israel dating back 400,000 years.

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2009-10-14 11:10:00

TAU archaeologists shed light on life, diet and society before the delicatessen.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.