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This Skull is Not Real and Never Existed. But it Could Be Your Ancestor All the Same
12th September 2019 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans

For years, scientists have hotly debated which early humans were related to us and which simply died out on a parallel evolutionary branch.

There’s a Lost Continent Hiding Beneath Europe
12th September 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth

“Greater Adria” existed hundreds of millions of years ago after it broke off from the supercontinent Gondwana.

Scientists Extract Oldest Ever Genetic Information from 1.7 Million-Year-Old Rhino Tooth
12th September 2019 | sciencedaily.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Scientists have extracted the oldest genetic information ever found, using a technique that could revolutionise our understanding of evolution.

Neanderthal Footprints Found in France Offer Snapshot of Their Lives
11th September 2019 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

The 257 footprints discovered at Le Rozel in western France give a snapshot of how Neanderthals lived and suggest they may have been taller than previously thought.

What the Skull of Our Oldest Homo Sapien Ancestor Looked Like
11th September 2019 | earth.com | Ancient, Humans

By creating virtual 3D skull models, the researchers were able to expand the fossil pool and fill in the gaps of humanity’s evolutionary history.

Artifacts Alter Timeline for Native Americans in California
9th September 2019 | sfchronicle.com | Ancient, Humans

The findings at Toms Point contradict the standard narrative that all California Indians were killed off or held captive in colonial missions, and later rancherias and reservations.

Indus Valley Civilisation is largest source of ancestry for South Asians: David Reich
9th September 2019 economictimes.indiatimes.com | Ancient, Humans

For the first time, we have a genetic model that fits statistically for most present-day South Asians: mixture of IVC-like people, and other (smaller contributions) from other populations.

Mysterious Glowing Object Falls From Sky, Triggers Asteroid Fear in UK
9th September 2019 | ibtimes.sg | Earth, Space

Police officers from Devon and Cornwall in UK have launched a huge search operation to look for asteroid debris after neighbors reported that they saw a mysterious glowing object to fall from the sky.

Colombia is Turning Into a Major Medical Marijuana Producer
8th September 2019 | npr.org | Earth, Humans

Rather than a symbol of the country’s dark past of narco-fueled violence, Santiago smiles and says, Colombian drugs “can now be used to treat people.”

Sulfur, Sodium – A Mysterious Salt Combination Preserved The Dead Sea Scrolls For Millennia
8th September 2019 | science20.com | Ancient, Tech

The mixture of salts found in evaporites, the material left from the evaporation of brines, was different from the typical composition found on other parchments.

Doggerland, the Fertile Paradise that Joined UK to Europe, Emerges from Sea Bed
8th September 2019 | thetimes.co.uk | Ancient, Earth

Scientists have extracted ancient DNA from beneath the sea bed to identify the plants and animals that once inhabited the region.

Largest-ever Ancient-DNA Study Illuminates Millennia of South and Central Asian Prehistory
6th September 2019 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

The research also answers longstanding questions about the origins of farming and the source of Indo-European languages in South and Central Asia.

To Save our Forests, Give Them Back to the People They Were Stolen From
6th September 2019 qz.com | Earth, Humans

Prohibiting indigenous communities from managing today’s park lands has actually increased the likelihood and intensity of forest fires over time.

Denisovan Fossil Finger Points to the Timing of Neanderthal Evolution
5th September 2019 arstechnica.com | Ancient, Humans

Denisovan fingers looked more like ours than like Neanderthals’, even though DNA shows that Denisovans are more closely related to Neanderthals.

Thailand Includes Low Level Cannabis And Hemp Extracts On Its Approved Medical Marijuana list
4th September 2019 | forbes.com | Earth, Humans

The intention is to allow extracts to be used in medicine, cosmetics and food and support hemp as a cash crop.

Genes Reveal Kinship Between Three Victims of Mongol Army in 1238 Massacre
4th September 2019 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

This confirms the hypothesis made by archaeologists and anthropologists after studying the remains of 15 persons interred on a historic estate.

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