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Ancient DNA evidence shows hunter gatherers and farmers were intimately linked

Ancient DNA evidence shows hunter gatherers and farmers were intimately linked

In human history, the transition from hunting and gathering to farming is a significant one. As such, hunter-gatherers and farmers are usua...
New species of fossil marine reptile unearthed in Russia

New species of fossil marine reptile unearthed in Russia

A new species of a fossil pliosaur (large predatory marine reptile from the 'age of dinosaur') has been found in Russia and pro...
Well travelled tool shows early humans covered vast distances

Well travelled tool shows early humans covered vast distances

A new analysis of an obsidian scraper excavated in southern Syria during the 1930s demonstrates that, shortly after Neanderthals disappeare...
‘Agricultural revolution’ in Anglo-Saxon England sheds new light on medieval land use

‘Agricultural revolution’ in Anglo-Saxon England sheds new light on medieval land use

Researchers from the University of Leicester will be shedding new light on how an ‘agricultural revolution’ in Anglo-Saxon England fueled t...
Ochre use by Middle Stone Age humans at Ethiopian cave persisted over thousands of years

Ochre use by Middle Stone Age humans at Ethiopian cave persisted over thousands of years

Middle Stone Age humans in the Porc-Epic cave likely used ochre over at least 4,500 years, according to a study published in the open-acces...
Elaborate baskets reveal sophisticated societies in Peru 15,000 years ago

Elaborate baskets reveal sophisticated societies in Peru 15,000 years ago

An archaeologist from Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is among a team of scientists who made a ...
What bone proteomics could reveal about the dead

What bone proteomics could reveal about the dead

Studying bones has helped scientists reconstruct what dinosaurs and other extinct creatures looked like. Taking this further, scientists re...
Fossil insect study suggests that LA climate has been relatively stable for 50,000 years

Fossil insect study suggests that LA climate has been relatively stable for 50,000 years

Research based on more than 180 fossil insects preserved in the La Brea Tar Pits of Los Angeles indicate that the climate in what is now so...

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