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Earth 1.2 Millions Years Ago: Human Population, 18,500!

Scientists have calculated that for a period lasting one million years and beginning 1.2 million years ago, at a time when our ancestors were spreading through Africa, Europe and Asia, there were probably between 18,500 to 26,000 individuals capable of...
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Discovery of 1.4 million-year-old fossil human hand bone closes human evolution gap

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 months ago)

Scientists have found a new hand bone from a human ancestor who roamed the earth in East Africa approximately 1.42 million years ago. The discovery of this bone is the earliest evidence of a modern human-like hand, indicating that t... Read Post

Human Ancestors Made Deadly Stone-Tipped Spears 500,000 Years Ago

Academics / General Science : 60-Second Science (last year)

Human ancestors were fashioning sophisticated hunting weapons half a million years ago. An analysis of stone points from a site in South Africa called Kathu Pan 1 indicates that they were attached to shafts of wood and used as spear... Read Post

When Earth's Human Population Was 18,500!

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (3 years ago)

Scientists have calculated that for a period lasting one million years and beginning 1.2 million years ago, at a time when our ancestors were spreading through Africa, Europe and Asia, there were probably between 18,500 to 26,000 in... Read Post


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