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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.

Sophisticated Blade Production Much Earlier Than Originally Thought
2011-10-17 09:21:47

Blade manufacturing "production lines" existed as much as 400,000 years ago, say TAU researchers.

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2011-05-11 06:35:00

Researchers have new evidence that suggest Neanderthals died out much earlier than previously thought, and possibly before modern humans arrived.

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2011-04-25 11:30:00

Known today for its bloody conflicts and instability, Somalia’s little known history can be found in the colorful cave paintings of animals and humans discovered in 2002 by a French archaeology team.

2011-02-15 13:08:19

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

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2010-03-26 13:50:00

This question isn't new, but for years anthropologists, archaeologists and historians of art understood these artistic manifestations as purely aesthetic and decorative motives.

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2009-05-21 15:50:00

Did cannibalism cause Neanderthals to become extinct? A scientist at France's National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) seems to believe so.

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.

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2009-05-14 07:45:00

German anthropologists believe they may have found the oldest man-made representation of a human figure in the form of a grotesquely exaggerated sculpture of a female body.

2006-03-09 09:25:01

A nearly complete 13,000- to 15,000-year-old skeleton of a woman has the oldest recorded case of impacted wisdom teeth ever documented, say scientists at the Field Museum in Chicago.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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