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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).
Researchers say they have found evidence that Neanderthals organized their living spaces in ways similar to modern humans.
New archeological evidence collected high in the French Alps is painting a very different view of ancient humans living 8000 years ago, according to a report published on Saturday in the journal Quaternary International.
A new study has found that a cataclysmic asteroid or comet impact in the Canadian province of Quebec nearly 13,000 years ago wiped out many of the world’s large mammals.
Previously unknown archeological sites in forest islands reveal human presence in the western Amazon as early as 10,000 years ago.
Hunter-gatherers living in Europe around 4600 BC may have already had domesticated pigs thanks to incoming Neolithic farmers, according to a new report.
A new study has revealed distinct cultural differences between two groups of Neanderthals the divergent design of stone tools dating between 115,000 and 35,000 years ago.
Petroglyphs cut into boulders in at the Winnemucca Lake site in western Nevada have been identified as the oldest known rock engravings in North America, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) report in a new study.
Archaeology experts say they have made a remarkable discover of what could potentially be the world's oldest "calendar."
New evidence suggests that modern humans emerged as the need to find refuge from sudden changes in climate grew.
Homo sapiens idaltu is an extinct subspecies of Homo sapiens that lived nearly 160,000 years ago during the Pleistocene in Africa. “Idaltu” comes from the Saho-Afar word meaning “elder” or “first born”. The fossilized remains of H. s. idaltu were uncovered at Herto Bouri near the Middle Awash site of Ethiopia’s Afar Triangle in the year 1997 by Tim White, but were first revealed in 2003. Herto Bouri is a portion of Ethiopia under volcanic layers. By using radioisotope dating,...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
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