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The Origin of Humans Is Surprisingly Complicated
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, nature, research, science, world, history )

Darren
- 37 days ago - scientificamerican.com
HUMAN FAMILY TREE used to be a scraggly thing. With relatively few fossils to work from, scientists' best guess was that they could all be assigned to just two lineages, one of which went extinct and the other of which ultimately gave rise to us.
Life Discovered In Antarctic Lake That Hasn't Seen Sunlight For Millions Of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, biology, Antarctica, Lake Whillans, Lake Vostok, microbes )

Lynn
- 39 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, teems with microscopic life. Tiny organisms dwell on the ice and live inside glaciers, ... a rich microbial ecosystem persists underneath the thick ice sheet, where no sunlight has been felt for millions of years.
Zaraysk
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - donsmaps.com
The inhabitants were living in a peri-glacial tundra environment, but could call on the rich flint and animal resources of the area at that time. Wood was scarce, but flint, bone and ivory were plentiful, so that raw materials for food, fuel and tools wer
Ice Age Babies From the Krems-Wachtberg Site
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 38 days ago - donsmaps.com
Researchers have unearthed the graves of three Stone Age infants that may ultimately bear on the question of whether humans interbred with Neanderthals. The rare find, from a 27 000 year old site in Austria, includes two bodies that might be twins shelter
La Quina - a Neanderthal Site With Thick Asymmetric Tools
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 38 days ago - donsmaps.com
La Quina is a Neanderthal site located in the Charente region of south-western France. The artisans of the La Quina Mousterian industry type (thick asymmetric tools transformed many times) had a particular way of life: they were hunters specializing in th
Ice Age Footprints
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 38 days ago - donsmaps.com
Archaeologists have unearthed the world's largest collection of Ice Age era footprints, dating from about 20 000 years ago, in the bed of a dry lake in the New South Wales outback.
Winnemucca Petroglyphs: Oldest Rock Art in North America
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 38 days ago - donsmaps.com
Researchers found that these petroglyphs discovered in western Nevada are at least 10 500 years old, making them the oldest rock art ever dated in North America. This is Petroglyph site WDL12 (archaeological site 26Wa3329) on the west side of the Winnemuc
Wonderwerk Cave - Stone Tools Made By Homo Habilis
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 38 days ago - donsmaps.com
View of the Interior of Wonderwerk Cave. It is a South African National Heritage site due to its role in discovering the human and environmental history of the area
Letter From Siberia: Fortress of Solitude
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - archive.archaeology.org
Russia's most mysterious archaeological site dominates a small island in the center of a remote lake high in the mountains of southern Siberia. Here, just 20 miles from the Mongolian border, the outer walls of the medieval ruins of Por-Bajin still rise 40
Tattooed 2,500 Year Old Siberian Princess 'to Be Reburied'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The mummy was excavated by Novosibirsk scientist Natalia Polosmak in 1993 and was seen as 'one of the most significant archeological discoveries at the close of the 20th century', reported Itar-Tass.
 
 
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