Latest Upper Paleolithic Stories
Many archeologists subscribe to the theory that North America was first populated by humans coming across a land bridge connecting modern day Alaska and Russia. However, a conflicting theory touted in the '90s claimed that Paleolithic Europeans crossing a Greenland ice bridge settled North America much earlier.
Tübingen biogeologists show how Gravettian people shared their food 30,000 years ago.
Neanderthals were not actually intellectually inferior to humans, and may have been wiped out not because they were dim-witted, but because of inbreeding with modern man.
Previous research has placed both Neanderthals and modern humans in the Iberian Peninsula at the same time, around 40 thousand years ago. However, a new study using more modern techniques has shown that these two humanoid species never lived together on the Iberian Peninsula
The Clovis people lived in America around 13,000 years ago. They hunted mammoth, mastodons and giant bison with big spears. Though they were not the first humans in America, they did represent the first humans with a wide expansion on the North American continent
Researchers say they have found evidence that Neanderthals organized their living spaces in ways similar to modern humans.
The origin and dispersal of modern humans and modern human behavior are key interests in Paleolithic archaeology and anthropology.
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.
By using a new cutting-edge dating technique, researchers have discovered that the practice of painting cave art started as early as 40,000 years ago, or 10,000 years earlier than previously believed.
According to a new paper published in the latest edition of the Journal of Human Evolution, researchers from Germany and the UK claim that they have identified the oldest known musical instruments on Earth.
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