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A couple of new papers about Neanderthals have come out in the prior two weeks that I found particularly interesting. One … Continue reading ?
One of our all time most popular posts here on Anthropology.net is a 2008 blog post, “Race as a Social … Continue reading ?
Blombos Cave is an important site discovered in the ’90’s. It is about 300 km east of Cape Town, South … Continue reading ?
Researchers from the University of Cambridge Leverhulme Center for Human Evolutionary Studies have published the findings of the remains of … Continue reading ?
A team of French geologists and paleontologists and led by Jean-Michel Geneste, published in PLoS One that they believe that they have … Continue reading ?
In Science this week, researchers have reported they have reconstructed the entire genome of the H. pylori that lived in Ötzi’s … Continue reading ?
Two new papers in the American Journal of Human Genetics document how we should thank archaic humans like Neandertals and Denisovans for … Continue reading ?
Khipus are an ancient language system in the form of wool or cotton strings with knots. There is an intricate … Continue reading ?
There are many different processes that alter allele frequencies. The most commonly understood concept is Natural Selection. But others such … Continue reading ?
A study published about two days ago in theProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences documents the genomes of four prehistoric Irish … Continue reading ?
Currently, the human population growth is about 1% per year. Prehistoric human population growth, from beginning of the end of … Continue reading ?
Tattoos are becoming ubiquitous. The art of tattooing is ancient, but when it began is unknown. Written records date the … Continue reading ?
Analysis of a 14,000 year-old partial human femur found in 1989 from the Maludong (Red Deer) Cave in the Yunnan, … Continue reading ?
A new study in Cell Research,suggests dogs were domesticated in Southeast Asia. The team sequenced the entire genomes of 12 gray … Continue reading ?
Researchers from Duke University have published a paper in the journal Evolutionary Anthropology. They scoured the scientific literature and compiled … Continue reading ?
Circular burial pits like the one shown above were common during the Neolithic period in Central and Western Europe some … Continue reading ?
A series of detailed reports on the Paleolithic site of Schöningen in north-central Germany which is best known for the … Continue reading ?
A new open access paper in Nature Communications, “Ontogeny of the Maxilla in Neanderthals and their Ancestors,” describes for the … Continue reading ?
Where did the black diorite and gabbro stone that ancient Mesopotamian statues come from? They aren’t found in Iraq and … Continue reading ?
That recent study published in the journal Nature, that I commented on last week, also documents that Europeans began digesting … Continue reading ?