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The Congolese storyteller drawing on African mythology and spirituality for his comic books
5th June 2019 qz.com | Humans

The idea to draw on African mythology and spirituality also adds the layer of a colonized people digging into their past to discover its richness.

60,000 years of traditional aboriginal medicine touches the spirit of Katungul
5th June 2019 aboutregional.com.au | Ancient, Humans

The Aboriginal woman whose healing power is described as ‘a miracle’ comes from a long family lineage of healers.

Ancient DNA Tells Story Of First Herders And Farmers In East Africa
4th June 2019 | eurasiareview.com | Ancient, Humans

A collaborative study led by archaeologists, geneticists and museum curators is providing answers to previously unsolved questions about life in sub-Saharan Africa thousands of years ago.

In hot pursuit of dinosaurs: Tracking extinct species on ancient Earth via biogeography
4th June 2019 | sciencedaily.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

Identifying the movements of extinct species from millions of years ago can provide insights into ancient migration routes, interaction between species, and the movement of continents.

Cave debris may be the oldest known example of people eating starch
4th June 2019 | sciencenews.org | Ancient, Earth, Humans

Charred material found in South Africa suggests humans digested starch long before farming.

Ancient People Watched a Volcano Erupt. This May Be Their Illustration of It.
4th June 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans

After a treacherous volcanic eruption during the Bronze Age, curious humans and their canine companions hiked closer to the volcano, where they left footprints in the fine-grained volcanic ash.

Roman amphitheaters act like seismic invisibility cloaks
3rd June 2019 | technologyreview.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

The discovery may explain how these buildings have survived for so long in earthquake zones.

Remnants of Ancient Civilizations Are Still Around Us, But They’re Vanishing Fast
31st May 2019 | sarasotamagazine.com | Ancient, Humans

There are 319 officially recognized archaeological sites in Sarasota County, and 66 of them are likely to contain human remains.

Illinois moves closer to becoming next state to legalize marijuana
31st May 2019 edition.cnn.com | Earth, Humans

The state’s Senate on Wednesday passed legislation on a 38-17 vote that would allow adults to buy and possess small amounts of marijuana.

14,000-year-old footprints record an underground Stone Age family outing
31st May 2019 arstechnica.com | Ancient, Humans

This is the first time archaeologists have found tracks of people crawling.

Scientists Identify Unexpected Paths Our Ancestors Might Have Taken Out of Africa
31st May 2019 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans

New research reveals that routes we didn’t consider possible may have been walked long ago – meaning the story of how we got here could need a little rewriting.

Neanderthals may have died out because of infertility, new model suggests
31st May 2019 | independent.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

‘A slight decrease in food may explain a reduction in fertility,’ says Dr Anna Degioanni.

Cosmic Lightning Storms Sparked Humanity’s Rise To Two-Legged Domination
31st May 2019 | forbes.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans, Space

Proto-humans’ decision to start walking on two legs is what took us from living in the trees to designing space rockets and it may all have started with a fantastical series of events.

Scientists Find Possible Traces of ‘Lost’ Stone Age Settlement Beneath the North Sea
30th May 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans

Deep beneath the North Sea, scientists have discovered a fossilized forest that could hold traces of prehistoric early humans who lived there around 10,000 years ago, before the land slipped beneath the waves a few thousand years later.

This Seawater Is 20,000 Years Old, and Has Remained Untouched Since the Last Ice Age
29th May 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth

This could provide the first direct look at how the ocean reacted to the geophysical swings of the last ice age, leading to improved climate models to help understand our own changing world.

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands
29th May 2019 | reuters.com | Earth, Humans

Mbya leaders believe incorporating technology will help them protect lands that have been occupied by large-scale producers or farmers, preserving forests as a critical source of food and medicinal plants.

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