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After human ancestors controlled fire 400,000 to 1 million years ago, flames not only let them cook food and fend off predators, but also extended their day.
Now on display at Pacifica Graduate Institute through September 15, 2014, Mbuti: Children of the Forest, a free photographic exhibition sponsored by the Tribal Trust Foundation. Montecito,
An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University reports a breakthrough on understanding the demographic history of Stone-Age humans.
New research attributes dental disease, found in early hunter-gatherer remains, to a high-carbohydrate diet of starchy plants and nutty foods that wreaked havoc on the teeth of these ancient humans.
A team of international researchers has found that a tribe of hunter-gatherers in Tanzania uses the same search pattern to hunt for food as many other animal species, according to a report published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Centuries of economic theory have been based on one simple premise: when given a choice between two items, people make the rational decision and select the one they value more.
New DNA studies of human fossils have shed new light on the history of European populations – including the revelation that hunter-gatherers and immigrant farmers lived together in the central part of the continent for more than 2,000 years.
About 10,000 years ago, the Neolithic age ushered in one of the most dramatic periods of human cultural and technological transition, where independently, different world populations developed the domestication of plants and animals.
Hunter-gatherers living in Europe around 4600 BC may have already had domesticated pigs thanks to incoming Neolithic farmers, according to a new report.
Archaeology experts say they have made a remarkable discover of what could potentially be the world's oldest "calendar."
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