Humans news stories
A recent study by Harvard University found a strange genetic disparity emerged in south-east England around the Iron Age and Roman Period.
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.)
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.
Indigenous people are rejecting oil, coal and gas extraction in favor of renewable energy to save their land, increase employment and fight global warming.
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.
Scientific African will be the first “mega-journal” in Africa. The first issue is scheduled to be published at the end of the summer.
Interviews with frontline staff uncovered that the gender gap in academic medicine has a negative impact.
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.
“Some people think that the Carambolo Treasure comes from the East, from the Phoenicians,” says Ana Navarro, the director of the Archaeological Museum of Seville and one of the authors of a recent studyof the treasure published in the Journal of Archaeological Science. “With this work, we know that the gold was taken from mines in Spain.”
If 10 million researchers spend an hour per year trying to navigate clunky paywalls and university login pages just to read a few articles, that equates to 10 million hours per year of wasted time that could be better used in conducting research.
In recent years, genome sequencing has changed everything we thought about our origins and how we relate to early human species.
Two separate space missions will help to determine the composition the asteroids and test technology for retrieving their potential riches.
Archaeologists have found incredible evidence of a huge Wichita Indian town in Kansas that was once home to 20,000 people.
“This means that it is a tradition of over a thousand years that precedes the famous geoglyphs of the Nasca culture, which opens the door to new hypotheses about its function and meaning.”
“As an archaeologist, I share the excitement around how technology and techniques to study DNA are leaping ahead. But the “bone rush” to make new genetic discoveries has set off an ethical crisis.”