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Cold

Cold enough to chill my bones
It feels like I don’t know you anymore
I don’t understand why you’re so cold to me
With every breath you breathe… 102 more words

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Upper Palaeolithic Beads of southern France

THE UPPER PALAEOLITHIC IS BEST UNDERSTOOD PERIOD OF THE OLD STONE AGE, BEGINNING SHORTLY AFTER THE EXTINCTION OF HOMO NEANDERTHALENSIS AND THE ENCROACHMENT OF THE NEW HOMININ HOMO SAPIENS FROM AFRICA INTO EUROPE. 763 more words

Human Evolution

The Effect of Diet Changes and The Selection of European Fatty Acid Desaturases

UC Berkeley Integrative Biologist, Rasmus Nielsen and his colleagues, published a fascinating study in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution looking at hundreds of human genomes and the relative diets. 428 more words

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Q&A: What research at two Alberta border lakes revealed about the first humans in North America

The first humans who crossed from northeast Asia into North America quickly ran into an impassable roadblock: a towering wall where two continental ice sheets met. 635 more words

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A New 400,000 Year Old Portuguese Skull May Be An Early Neanderthal Relative

A 400,000 (390-436 ka) year old Portuguese partial skull was discovered in ’14 from Gruta da Aroeira cave. The paper that announces this skull, now known as Aroeira 3 cranium, is published in the… 218 more words

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ethologue

I met my wife-to-be at the end of the last century. One of the things about her I found inspiring was that she is a poet. 987 more words

Neanderthals Used Penicillin and Aspirin To Treat Ailments

Laura Weyrich, a paleomicrobiologist at the University of Adelaide in Australia, and colleagues cleaned off the hardened plaque from the teeth of five Neanderthals found in Belgium and Spain and one from Italy. 394 more words

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