News Desk

The giant panda’s unusual diet may be the result of human pressure
2nd February 2019 | economist.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

Civilisation’s rise drove it into China’s bamboo forests.

A uniquely American tale of Native American resilience
2nd February 2019 | washingtonpost.com | Ancient, Humans

Paul Andrew Hutton is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of New Mexico. His latest book is “The Apache Wars.”

American colonisation killed so many people it triggered climate change, study suggests
2nd February 2019 | independent.co.uk | Ancient, Earth, Humans

‘Genocide-generated drop in CO2’ resulted from abandoned farmland turning into forests that sucked climate-warming gas from atmosphere.

Fresh clues to the life and times of the Denisovans, a little-known ancient group of humans
31st January 2019 theconversation.com | Ancient, Humans

Two studies provide the first timeline for the Denisovan fossils and DNA, as well as the environments that the Denisovans experienced.

We need to end “parachute” research which sidelines the work of African scientists
31st January 2019 qz.com | Humans

This refers to the practice of scientists and research groups from the global north conducting research and collecting data in poorer parts of the world, and giving little or no credit to their local collaborators.

Humans colonized diverse environments in Southeast Asia and Oceania during the Pleistocene
31st January 2019 | sciencedaily.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

New study reviews the palaeoecological information associated with hominin dispersals into Southeast Asia and Oceania throughout the Pleistocene.

Bees can learn the difference between European and Australian Indigenous art styles in a single afternoon
31st January 2019 theconversation.com | Animal Life

Honey bees also have excellent navigation skills, they communicate symbolically through dance, and they can learn abstract concepts.

Ancient Canadian quinoa suggests food globalized earlier than we thought
28th January 2019 qz.com | Ancient, Humans

Just as 21st-century Americans can visit a grocery store stocked with citrus grown in Florida and quinoa from South America, ancient people may have looked beyond what grew locally for dinner.

Modern Humans Reached Spain Earlier Than Thought
28th January 2019 | haaretz.com | Ancient, Humans

Discovery of advanced tools in Malaga thousands of years before modern humans were thought to be there may not be that odd: Humans in North Africa 300,000 years ago could see Spain from their porch

Australia Day protests: Tens of thousands march against ‘celebration of colonisation and genocide’
28th January 2019 | independent.co.uk | Humans

Prime minister Scott Morrison defends annual holiday and opposes any changes as protestors take to streets in cities across country

Native Americans offer to educate Covington Catholic staff and students
28th January 2019 | theguardian.com | Humans

Leaders sent letter to school seeking to ‘build understanding’ after students were filmed in apparent confrontation

Decade-Long Restoration of Tutankhamun’s Tomb Finally Concludes
28th January 2019 | smithsonianmag.com | Ancient, Humans

Conservators stabilized famed crypt’s wall paintings, introduced viewing platforms and barriers designed to limit visitor access to fragile areas

Scientists Warn of Steady Increase in Asteroid Impacts on Earth
28th January 2019 sputniknews.com | Earth, Space

Although the number of space rocks striking earth is increasing, the probability of an asteroid strike wiping out mankind is extremely low.

‘The Heartbeat Of Wounded Knee’ Aims To Usher In A New Narrative For Native Americans
28th January 2019 | npr.org | Humans

As Treuer shows, the Indians not only have maintained their culture and civilization through some dark years — but in some parts of the country, today, are thriving.

Astronomers Have Made a Breathtaking Image Staring Deeper Into Space Than Ever Before
25th January 2019 | sciencealert.com | Space, Tech

Scientists at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias developed and applied an image processing technique designed to draw out the unseen light in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field.

MAGA teenagers: how the Midwest was built on violence against Native Americans
25th January 2019 theconversation.com | Ancient, Humans

This event, and the media whirlwind around it, raise important questions about America’s historic baggage when it comes to issues of race.

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