Wednesday, May 23, 2018

SCIENCE and ARTS

The Role of Climate Change on Early Human Society & Creativity in Kenya’s Olorgesailie...

Aerial view of the Olorgesailie Basin, Human Origins Program, Smithsonian Based on the following three recently published Science studies, in order to survive the climate chances 320,000 ago,...

Denisovans & Modern Humans Introgressed At Least Twice

Sharon Browning and colleagues published a paper in Cell last week that shows there are uniquely different Denisovan genomes in the DNA of East Asian individuals, indicating that...

The Mayan Pet Trade Was Thriving 2,400 Years Ago

The journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published a paper yesterday on the results animal remains from a Mayan site Seibal in Guatemala. The dog and...

Debunking Toba Catastrophe Theory

One of the most popular posts here is Tim Jones’ post, published almost 11 years ago on the Toba Eruption. Toba Catastrophe Theory was proposed first by Stanley Ambrose....

Is Genetics Changing Our Understanding Race?

The New York Times published a Sunday Review that I think you all will find a balanced opinion on genetics and race. Source link

Five Neanderthal Genomes Tell Us More Than Ever

We’ve been quite limited by our ancient DNA of Neanderthals due to limited sample size from the fossil record and then compounded with degradation and contamination of DNA....

Oldest Human DNA from Africa Clues Us On Ancient Moroccan Heritage

In 2015 the first African ancient genome of 4,500-year-old human remains found in Ethiopia were published. Now more ancient Africa DNA has been found and published.  The study I am referring...

The One Root of All Australia’s Indigenous Languages

The linguistic journal Diachronica published a study by Mark Harvey of University of Newcastle and Robert Mailhammer from Western Sydney University.  Their paper addresses the linguistic diversity of Australian languages. Around the...

Humans Walked Along the Beaches of British Columbia 13,000 Years Ago

Off the shore of Calvert Island in B.C., Duncan McLaren of the University of Victoria & Hakai Institute and team discovered 29 footprints about 60 ccm below the surface...

Al Wusta Phalanxes Document Humans Travel East of Africa Earlier

The Al-Wusta Site, Michael Petraglia Earlier this year we learned about the Misliya maxilla which pushed our understanding of out of Africa by 50,000 years. Last week, the discovery...

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Meghan Markle’s Official Royal Bio Mentions Periods—Here’s Why That’s Huge

Even though we haven’t quite finished basking in the glow of the royal wedding, there’s already something else for us to admire about...

Olivia Munn Had the Best Response to a Wardrobe Malfunction in a Sheer Dress

Every day, paparazzi bank on catching celebrities with their underwear showing, their pants ripped, their nipples out or any other way that they...

Why “Cyberloafing” at Work Can Actually Make You More Productive

If you came across this article while browsing the internet at work, it may be a sign of your productivity. No, seriously. According...

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