News Desk

Supreme Court case tests weight of old Native American treaties in 21st century
14th April 2018 theconversation.com | Animal Life, Earth, Humans

The decision could provide more legal ammunition for those supporting recent tribal movements in support of Bears Ears or to stop the Dakota Access pipeline.

Kumara controversy: NZ scientists question study findings
14th April 2018 | nzherald.co.nz | Ancient, Earth, Humans

Matisoo-Smith and Knapp said there were well accepted and published protocols for the extraction and sequencing of ancient DNA, none of which appear to have been followed by these researchers.

Greek Art Goes Palaeolithic: Cretan Cave Art Includes an Animal Extinct for 11,000 Years
13th April 2018 | ancient-origins.net | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Apart from the deer, the team identified what they call “‘boat(s)’ and a ‘starburst’”, a series of cupules arranged in geometric patterns, paddle-shaped motifs and bow and arrow motifs.

Humans may have occupied Indonesian site Leang Burung 2 earlier than previously thought
13th April 2018 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

In the newly-excavated lower levels of the deposit, researchers discovered and dated archaic cobble-based cores and flakes that indicate human occupation at the site at least 50,000 years ago.

Sweet potato migrated to Polynesia thousands of years before people did
13th April 2018 | nature.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans
Tuber’s travels deepen mystery about timing of first contact between people in Americas and the South Pacific.
Ancient Egyptian papyrus one of the first records of a man called out for sexual assault
13th April 2018 | independent.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

A 3,000-year-old Egyptian text is being reassessed as one of the first records of a powerful man being accused of sexual assault.

Nubian Stone Tablets Unearthed in African ‘City of the Dead’
12th April 2018 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

The inscriptions are written in the obscure ‘Meroitic’ language, the oldest known written language south of the Sahara, which has been only partly deciphered.

People in South East may be descended from Romans as study suggests invaders may have stayed in Britain
12th April 2018 | telegraph.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

A recent study by Harvard University found a strange genetic disparity emerged in south-east England around the Iron Age and Roman Period.

Have Archaeologists Discovered the Tomb of King Tut’s Wife? Maybe.
12th April 2018 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

The deposits are located near the tomb of Ay (who reigned from 1327 B.C. to 1323 B.C.), a pharaoh who succeeded Tutankhamun (who reigned from 1336 B.C. to 1327 B.C.)

About 17,000 Big Near-Earth Asteroids Remain Undetected: How NASA Could Spot Them
12th April 2018 | space.com | Space, Tech

Humanity needs to step up its asteroid-hunting game.

The evolutionary advantage of having eyebrows
10th April 2018 theconversation.com | Humans

While eyebrows help to prevent debris, sweat, and water from falling into the eye socket, they serve another important function too – and it’s all to do with how they move and human connection.

Native Americans Fighting Fossil Fuels
10th April 2018 blogs.scientificamerican.com | Ancient, Humans

Indigenous people are rejecting oil, coal and gas extraction in favor of renewable energy to save their land, increase employment and fight global warming.

First human migration out of Africa much more geographically widespread than previously thought
10th April 2018 | shh.mpg.de | Ancient, Humans

The first Homo sapiens fossil discovery from Saudi Arabia dates to 90,000 years ago during a time when the region’s deserts were replaced by grasslands.

Africa’s unsung scientists finally get their own journal to spread research
10th April 2018 | theguardian.com | Humans

Scientific African will be the first “mega-journal” in Africa. The first issue is scheduled to be published at the end of the summer.

Gender gap in academic medicine has negative impact, but there are simple solutions
10th April 2018 | eurekalert.org | Humans

Interviews with frontline staff uncovered that the gender gap in academic medicine has a negative impact.

An Archaeologist Says Parts of Stonehenge Were There Long Before Any Humans
10th April 2018 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

If Heel Stone and Stone 16 were already placed, pointing at the solstice Sun, that could have given the site its significance for the people who lived nearby thousands of years ago.

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