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2014-12-05 06:27:40

The earliest known art by our species, Homo sapiens, is thought to have been made around 100,000 years ago, but a new study has revealed that our forbearers Homo erectus may have created simpler art forms at least 430,000 years ago.

Neanderthals Organized Their homes
2013-12-03 12:48:13

Researchers say they have found evidence that Neanderthals organized their living spaces in ways similar to modern humans.

Early African Homo Sapiens Were First Technologically Advanced People
2012-12-06 12:56:14

Scientists have searched for the origin of modern human behavior and technological advancement among our early African ancestors for a long time.

2012-11-29 12:40:51

The origin and dispersal of modern humans and modern human behavior are key interests in Paleolithic archaeology and anthropology.

Later Stone Age Emerged Earlier In South Africa
2012-07-31 06:01:49

Two recent articles in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences show that the Later Stone Age (LSA) and Modern Culture both emerged much earlier than was previously thought.

2011-02-15 13:08:19

That human evolution follows a progressive trajectory is one of the most deeply-entrenched assumptions about our species.

2009-05-14 10:36:12

An ivory figurine thought to be 40,000 years old may hold clues to the origins of art, an expert says. The figurine of a woman measures nearly 2.4 inches in height and has been tabbed the earliest 3-D artistic representation of humans, the Los Angeles Times said Thursday. Archaeologist Daniel Adler of the University of Connecticut said the figurine found in a cave in Germany's Swabian Jura region by archaeologist Nicholas J.


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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