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How Dogs Created Humans ... ?

... and thereby enabled our species to outlast the Neanderthals. Using dogs for hunting almost certainly increased both the efficiency of hunting and the amount of animal meat consumed. Humans with dogs beat out Neanderthals without them. And there's another...
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Oldest evidence of stone tool use and meat-eating among human ancestors discovered: Lucy's species butchered meat

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

Scientists have discovered evidence that human ancestors were using stone tools and consuming meat from large mammals nearly a million years earlier than previously documented. Two fossilized bones with cut marks and percussion mark... Read Post

Discovery Of Oldest Human Poop Exposes The Original Paleo Diet

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (2 months ago)

The recent discovery of 50,000-year-old human faecal remains in a Spanish cave shows that Neanderthals, in addition to consuming meat, ate lots of vegetables. It's the best proof yet that Neanderthals were omnivores — a diet that mo... Read Post

Human ancestors carved meat with stone tools almost a million years earlier than expected [Anthropology]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (4 years ago)

One of our ancestral species, Australopithecus afarensis, used stone tools to flay meat off bones, leaving small nicks with every cut. Now, newly-discovered marked bones push back the earliest estimates of human tool use by 800,000 ... Read Post


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