For most people, the Arctic region of the North American continent is known for its harsh living conditions, extremely cold temperatures, and the remote vastness of the region. For scientists, however, this corner of the world is better known for giving them some headaches as they struggle with factual perplexities.
Researchers at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, analysed the brains of early humans that lived alongside a similar hominid species which had a ‘pint sized’ brain.
These cave paintings in Spain were made nearly 65,000 years ago, new research suggests. If true, this calls into question our understanding of Neanderthals. Neanderthals were thought to be a primitive cousin of modern humans. The paintings are in ancient caves at La Pasiega, about 50 miles west of Bilbao. Archeologists from Germany’s Max Planck […]
Whether Neanderthals had the same cognitive abilities as fully modern humans has long been a matter of debate, with many suggesting our species displayed more mental prowess. One area where Neanderthals were considered lacking was in the production of cave art. But new findings from cave sites in Spain suggest that
Novo estudo mostra que humanos modernos já estavam na África há mais tempo do que acreditávamos e tiveram várias origens diferentes
Um osso com uma série de marcas em ziguezague, encontrado numa caverna do Reino Unido, é a prova de que os homens que viviam ali há 15 mil anos comiam carn
Dramatic new hypothesis could change the way we understand human history.
Com novos métodos, cientistas fizeram datação mais precisa de pelo menos cinco esqueletos de Homo sapiens; descoberta antecipa história da espécie em pelo menos 100 mil anos
“Who these people are, we don’t know.”
Scientists have long known that humans originated in Africa, but now a groundbreaking DNA study has revealed our ‘Garden of Eden’ is on the troubled Namibian-Angolan border.