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From Neanderthals to Homo sapiens

New research conducted by Australian National University and the University of Sidney is providing a new window into the transition between Neanderthals to H. sapiens. Excavating in a cave in the Moravian region of the Czech Republic researchers have developed a timeline of evidence from 10 sediment layers spanning 28-50 kya. 228 more words

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Rising Star Cave Yields New Discoveries

Rising Star Cave is the site in South Africa excavated by Dr Lee Berger and his team. It was here that they found a new species of ancient human called Homo naledi. 817 more words

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Unraveling the Mystery of the Basques

The Basque in Northern Spain and Southern France have puzzled researchers for decades now. They do not speak Spanish nor French but have their own language and culture. 644 more words

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Neanderthals Used Herbal Medicine!

The more we learn about Neanderthals the less they fit our old misconception of them as club carrying brutish cavemen! In fact, what is now beginning to emerge is a human species who had some degree of sophistication and wisdom. 620 more words


Neanderthals STILL Influencing Modern Humans Today!

Most people of non-African heritage have some amount of Neanderthal DNA in their genes thanks to interbreeding between early Homo sapiens and Neanderthals around 50 kya. 298 more words

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Throwback Thursday: Aurora's "Prehistoric Scenes" models!

Few things evoke memories of my very early childhood like Aurora’s “Prehistoric Scenes” model kits. ┬áProduced between 1971 and 1975, they were a series of “snap-together”-type models that required no glue. 333 more words

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