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Scientists Find Oldest Evidence of Regular Meat Consumption By Early Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: Diet, early humans, anthropology, Tanzania, eating meat, early nutrition, brain development )

Paula
- 778 days ago - phys.org
A skull fragment unearthed by anthropologists in Tanzania shows that our ancient ancestors were eating meat at least 1.5 million years ago, shedding new light into the evolution of human physiology and brain development.
Researchers: Ancient Human Remains Found in Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: Homo sapiens, humans, evolution, human origins, anthropology, archeology, geography, Middle East, theory, discovery )

IE
- 1425 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Israeli archaeologists said Monday they may have found the earliest evidence yet for the existence of modern man, and if so, it could upset theories of the origin of humans.
So We're Part Neanderthal....What Now?
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, fossils, anthropology, Paleontology, Neandertals, humanoids, primate evolution, human ancestry )

IE
- 1633 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
So now we know: Many, if not most, people alive today have some Neanderthal ancestry. This finding, which comes from analysis of the Neanderthal genome, has taken many experts by surprise.
Evolution of Fairness Driven By Culture, Not Genes
Science & Tech  (tags: Anthropology, behavior, culture, cultural evolution, tests, kindness, altruism, selfishness, genes, evolution )

Maria
- 1707 days ago - wired.com
Human behaviors are often explained as hard-wired evolutionary leftovers of life on the savannah or during the Stone Age. But a study of one very modern behavior, fairness toward total strangers one will never meet again, suggests it evolved recently....
New Primate Theory Sparks Controversy
Science & Tech  (tags: anthropology, primates )

Janine
- 1758 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Dramatic geological events might have helped split different lineages.
The Mild-Altering Role of Incense in Religion
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, study, world, anthropology, environment, culture, biology, religion, ceremonies, incense, sociology, physiology, spirituality, evolution )

J.
- 2373 days ago - livescience.com
A team of international neuroscientists have announced that a component of the resin made from Boswellia trees, more commonly called Frankincense, biochemically relieves anxiety in mice, and presumably people.
Even Paleoanthropologists Shouldn't Judge Books By Their Covers.
Science & Tech  (tags: Anthropology, research, discovery, Dentistry, fossils, Paranthropus boisei, evolution )

J.
- 2396 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Analysis of scratches on the teeth & other tooth wear reveal the pattern of eating for the Paranthropus boisei, aka "Nutcracker Man,"an ancient hominin that lived between 2.3 & 1.2 million yrs. ago,was more consistent with modern-day fruit-eating animals.
SPAIN: Archeological Dig Yields Ancient European
Science & Tech  (tags: Europe, Homo sapiens, archeology, anthropology, science, primatology, history, human evolution )

IE
- 2431 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Scientists have discovered the oldest human remains in western Europe.A jawbone and teeth discovered at the famous Atapuerca site in northern Spain have been dated between 1.1 and 1.2 million years old.
Tank-Like Armadillo Fossils Found in Andes
Science & Tech  (tags: chile, science, remains, Anthropology, fossils, armadillo )

Jacquelin
- 2537 days ago - news.com.au
SCIENTISTS searching for fossils high in the Andes mountains in Chile have unearthed the remains of a tank-like mammal related to armadillos that grazed 18 million years ago. "It looks different than almost anything out on the landscape today. There re
Most Ancient Case of Tuberculosis Found in 500,000-Year-Old Human
Science & Tech  (tags: Anthropology, discovery, science, technology, humans, Homo erectus, health, research, study, interesting )

J.
- 2542 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
This new found specimen of the human species,Homo erectus,suggests support for the theory that dark-skinned people who migrate northward from low, tropical latitudes produce less vitamin D,which can adversely affect the immune system as well the skeleton.
Neanderthal Child Tooth Growth Suggests Rapid Maturation
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Archaeology, Anthropology, research, scientists, tech, study, humans, discovery, cultures, early humans, Neanderthal, interesting )

J.
- 2544 days ago - physorg.com
Scientists report evidence for a rapid developmental pattern in a 100,000 year old Belgian Neanderthal child (Homo neanderthalensis).
NEW FINDING: Chatty Cave Men? Me Neanderthal, Talk Just Fine
Science & Tech  (tags: Neanderthal, human evolution, speech, genes, anthropology, archeology )

IE
- 2591 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Neanderthals might have spoken just like humans do now, new genetic findings suggest. Neanderthals are humanity's closest extinct relatives. Since their discovery more than 150 years ago, researchers have found out they could make tools just like our ance
Primitive Man Used Makeup, Dined on Cooked Seafood
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, humans, research, scientists, study, Anthropology, discovery, environment )

Michele
- 2591 days ago - news.xinhuanet.com
It's possible that modern humans were culturally sophisticated from the start but found their niche at the sea side where much of the evidence has been washed away. Primitive Homo sapiens may have eaten seafood, used razor-sharp cutting tools and...
Million-Year-Old Human Tooth Found in Spain
Science & Tech  (tags: anthropology, tooth, ancestor, fossils )

Tony
- 2701 days ago - news.yahoo.com
MADRID (AFP) - Spanish researchers on Friday said they had unearthed a human tooth more than one million years old, which they estimated to be the oldest human fossil remain ever discovered in western Europe.
"Hobbit" Was Own Species, Not Diseased Human, Brain Study Says
Science & Tech  (tags: Indonesia, Anthropology )

Karli
- 2853 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A tiny, hobbit-like human that lived on a remote Indonesian island 18,000 years ago was a member of its own unique species and was not a diseased human, according to a new study of the hominin's skull.
 

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