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Lucky Finds From Rabbit Hole Re-Write Prehistory of Skokholm Island

Chance finds of prehistoric stone tools and fragments of pottery, picked up from a rabbit hole by the wardens of Skokholm Island, have surprised experts and hint at new chapters in the prehistory of this famous island. Nicknamed “Dream Island,” Skokholm Island lies two miles off the south Pembrokeshire coast and is owned and managed by […]

New Ancient Genomic Research Reveals Information About Human History in China

Newly released genomic research from Neolithic East Asia has unveiled a missing piece of human prehistory, according to a study conducted by Prof. FU...

Archaeological Mysteries Solved by New PNG Research

New research that “fills in the blanks” on what ancient Papuan New Guineans ate, and how they processed food, has ended decades-long speculation on...

Earliest Interbreeding Event Between Ancient Human Populations Discovered

For three years, anthropologist Alan Rogers has attempted to solve an evolutionary puzzle. His research untangles millions of years of human evolution by analyzing...

The Earth Formed Much Faster Than Previously Thought

The precursor of our planet, the proto-Earth, formed within a time span of approximately 5 million years, shows a new study from the Centre...

Early Modern Humans Cooked Starchy Food 170,000 Years Ago

The discovery also points to food being shared and the use of wooden digging sticks to extract the plants from the ground. Professor Lyn Wadley,...

Mystery of How Early Animals Survived Ice Age Unraveled

How did life survive the most severe ice age? A McGill University-led research team has found the first direct evidence that glacial meltwater provided...

The Last Neanderthal Necklace

Eagle talons are regarded as the first elements used to make jewelry by Neanderthals, a practice that spread around Southern Europe about 120,000 to...

Ground Radar Reveals Why Ancient Cambodian Capital Was Moved to Angkor

The largest water management feature in Khmer history was built in the 10th century as part of a short-lived ancient capital in northern Cambodia,...

The Homeland of Modern Humans

A study has concluded that the earliest ancestors of anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) emerged in a southern African "homeland" and thrived there...

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