The first people to inhabit North America’s Arctic region are not the genetic ancestors of the modern-day Inuit 

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.

Source: The first people to inhabit North America’s Arctic region are not the genetic ancestors of the modern-day Inuit 

Mystery hominid species with a ‘pint-sized’ brain existed alongside the first humans | Daily Mail Online

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.

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New Study Claims Neanderthals Were Artists and Thought Like us | NTD.TV

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 […]

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Neanderthal artists believed responsible for 65,000-year-old paintings in Spain, which leads to new thinking about Neanderthals’ sophistication

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

Source: Neanderthal artists believed responsible for 65,000-year-old paintings in Spain, which leads to new thinking about Neanderthals’ sophistication

Marcas misteriosas feitas por canibais em ossos humanos intrigam cientistas – ZAP

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

Fonte: Marcas misteriosas feitas por canibais em ossos humanos intrigam cientistas – ZAP

Encontrado no Marrocos, o mais antigo fóssil humano tem 300 mil anos – Ciência – Estadão

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

Fonte: Encontrado no Marrocos, o mais antigo fóssil humano tem 300 mil anos – Ciência – Estadão

Scientists Shocked As They Find Aboriginal Australians Carry DNA Of An Unknown “Human” Species

“Who these people are, we don’t know.”

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Meet the ancestors: DNA study pinpoints Namibia as home to the world’s most ancient race

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.

Fonte: Meet the ancestors: DNA study pinpoints Namibia as home to the world’s most ancient race