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Farming Arrived In Stone Age Europe Via Near East Migrants
2013-02-12 12:25:25

The seeds for the rise of Western civilization were planted when humans living in Europe began to adopt farming, a more efficient and reliable way to supply food, as opposed to hunting and gathering.

The Evolutionary History Of Humans In Europe
2012-08-15 13:28:42

New analytical techniques are changing long-held, simplistic views about the evolutionary history of humans in Europe.

Hunter-gatherers And Westerners Use Same Amount Of Energy
2012-07-27 08:23:03

Despite what some choose to theorize, when looking back on our ancestors, our society is not growing obese due to the change in cultural lifestyle when compared to those in the hunter-gatherer days.

Study Supports Theory That Migration Brought Agriculture To Europe
2012-04-27 07:44:30

A new analysis of ancient DNA belonging to a quartet of Stone Age humans has shed new light on how agriculture may have spread from the Middle East into Europe.

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2012-01-26 10:05:48

The people of the Hadza group exhibited many of the “friending” habits familiar to today’s Facebook users

2011-12-14 14:54:57

People and giant snakes not only target each other for food – they also compete for the same prey.

Orthodontic Problems Linked To Food Gathering
2011-11-24 05:41:05

A new study has found that many of the orthodontic problems faced by people in industrialized nations are due to their soft modern diet.

Ice Age Hominins And Their Adaptability To Climate Change
2011-11-17 10:07:33

Computational modeling that examines evidence of how hominin groups evolved culturally and biologically in response to climate change during the last Ice Age also bears new insights into the extinction of Neanderthals.

2011-03-10 23:20:09

One of the most complex human mysteries involves how and why we became an outlier species in terms of biological success.

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2011-03-08 08:30:00

Modern man may have evolved from the bushmen of Southern Africa, not from the eastern part of the continent as many experts suggest.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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