Humans news stories
The pre-historic artists were not Homo sapiens but Denisovans – a long-extinct branch of ancient man – or possibly Neanderthals, another vanished sub-species, believe scientists.
A study on the pottery of Peru’s Paracas civilization tells us more about their neighbors 2,000 years ago—and turns up a unique ingredient.
Discovered by a fisherman, the statue garnered world renown before being confiscated by Hamas. The film ‘The Apollo of Gaza’ raises fascinating questions on the origins and fate of the sculpture.
Interbreeding with ancient humans means ancient genetic fragments still shaping heads of some Europeans.
An Egyptologist has researched the unique fashion choices and clothing that ancient Egyptians once wore.
Among other things, the DNA suggests these toolmakers were both male and female, and some may have been as young as 5 years old.
The mysterious statues of San Agustín and underground tombs of Tierradentro, in southern Colombia, are finally rising from the dead after being off-limits for decades.
What these songs reveal is an Indigenous perspective on the White Woman and a glimpse into the rich artistic culture of the Gunai/Kurnai.
The resources will assist teachers in implementing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures’ cross curriculum priority from the Australian Curriculum.
“Discovering such an early variant (of plague) in Falköping was completely unexpected, as earlier findings have pointed to it originating in Asia. This will now have to be reevaluated.”
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission won’t just take pretty pictures of the asteroid Bennu—it will also help scientists learn whether the rock will one day threaten Earth.
‘This was all Native land at one time, yet our voices (have) not always been represented in many levels of government,’ said the newly elected New Mexico Democrat.
The genomes of 22 individuals dating to the Late Bronze Age suggest that milk consumption was spread through cultural diffusion, not as a result of the migration of new peoples into the region.