Humans news stories
The Rangihou people took the Parramatta City Council to court in a bid to reclaim the land that covers 112 acres in the heart of the Australian city.
A cannabis chemical may have a “major impact” in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.
A new genomic study tries to see if there’s a correlation between artificial cranial deformation and migration following the collapse of the Roman Empire.
The Guide to Indigenous DC app, which now has more than 600 downloads, takes users on a nine-mile self-guided tour of 17 city sites connected to Native American history.
The queue of applicants—there were 251 in line as of late July—and the attendant monthslong waiting times are frustrating scientists interested in the basic biology and therapeutic possibilities of cannabis.
Palaeolithic sites Tolbor-4 and Tolbor-16 may prove a missing link in the map of these ancient hominins.
Stone tools uncovered in Mongolia indicate that modern humans traveled across the Eurasian steppe about 45,000 years ago – about 10,000 years earlier than previously believed.
According to Homer’s ‘Odyssey’, the sorceress invited Odysseus back to her home in a secret cave. Now scientists claim to have found it.
Since its legalisation in November 2018, there have been very few, if any, prescriptions for medical cannabis containing THC on the NHS. And this has led some patients, with conditions such as epilepsy and MS, to pay up to £800 a month privately.
The investigation was limited to freshwater megafauna and included almost no data from South America, Africa, the Mediterranean, or the Middle East.
The region is home to the Ayoreo Totobiegosode tribe – the last people in the Americas outside the Amazon to remain uncontacted by outsiders.
The researchers found that humans settled higher up in the mountains earlier than previously realized and lived in the region for more extended periods as well during the Middle Pleistocene Epoch.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and cosmochemist Natalie Starkey recently discussed what would happen if the asteroid that caused the Chelyabinsk impact event hit a heavily-populated city.
An international team of archaeologists and explorers is preparing to set sail on a reed boat, hoping to prove that Greek аrgonauts were not the first to trade on the Black Sea.
The study used data on the number of environmental defender deaths collected from the international human rights group Global Witness.