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A Better Grasp of Primate Grip

15 days ago − Yale University
New Haven, Conn. - Scientists are coming to grips with the superior grasping ability of humans and other primates throughout history. In a new study, a research team led by Yale University found that even the oldest known human ancestors may have had precision grip capabilities comparable to modern humans. This includes Australopithecus afarensis, which appears in the fossil record a million years before the first evidence of…
• Neanderthals Manipulated the Bodies of Adults And Children Shortly After Death − 22 days ago
• Two Ancient Human Fossils from Laos Reveal Early Human Diversity − 28 days ago
• The Stapes of a Neanderthal Child Points to the Anatomical Differences with Our Species − 1 months ago
• Archaeologists Discover Maya 'Melting Pot' − 1 months ago
• Poorly Preserved DNA from African Slaves Reveals Their Origins − 1 months ago
• Excavation Reveals Ancient Town And Burial Complex in Diros Bay, Greece − 2 months ago
• When Age Matters − 2 months ago
• Historic Indian Sword Was Masterfully Crafted − 2 months ago
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Stone Age humans were only able to develop relatively advanced tools after their brains evolved a greater capacity for complex thought, according to a new study that investigates why…
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International Team Explores Rural Galilee And Finds Ancient Synagogue
Among various important discoveries, the 2010 Kinneret Regional Project discovered an ancient synagogue, in use at around 400 AD. This year’s archeological focus is the first systematic excavation on…
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A Better Grasp of Primate Grip

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Neanderthals Manipulated the Bodies of Adults And Children Shortly After Death

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Pioneering Archaeological Project Provides Hope for Preserving West Bank Heritage
A final-year archaeology student at the University of Leicester is developing a pioneering project in the Palestinian West Bank that will train young archaeologists from the region during the summer…
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Temple And Sacred Vessels from Biblical Times Discovered at Tel Motza

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Science Explains Ancient Copper Artifacts

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Play Was Important - Even 4,000 Years Ago

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07-05-13

Earliest Evidence of Using Flower Beds for Burial Found in Raqefet Cave in Mt. Carmel
The earliest evidence of using flower beds for burial, dating back to 13,700 years ago, was discovered in Raqefet Cave in Mt. Carmel, during excavations led by the University…
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05-20-11

Archaeologists Uncover Oldest Mine in the Americas
Archaeologists have discovered a 12,000-year-old iron oxide mine in Chile that marks the oldest evidence of organized mining ever found in the Americas, according to a report in the…
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03-28-15

The Stapes of a Neanderthal Child Points to the Anatomical Differences with Our Species
The Neanderthals (Homo neanderthalensis) inhabited Europe and parts of western Asia between 230,000 and 28,000 years ago; during the last few millennia they coincided with Homo Sapiens Sapiens, and…
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Egypt
Dirt Provides New Insight into Roman Burials

5 months ago − University of Bradford
The first scientific evidence of frankincense being used in Roman burial rites in Britain has been uncovered by a team of archaeological scientists led by the University of Bradford. The findings - published today in the Journal of Archaeological Science - prove that, even while the Roman Empire was in decline, these precious substances were being transported to its furthest northern outpost. …
• Greek Bronze Age Ended 100 Years Earlier Than Thought, New Evidence Suggests − 6 months ago
 
Greek, Roman

Violent Aftermath for the Warriors at Alken Enge


9 months ago − Aarhus University
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Islael, Middle East

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Europe

Two Ancient Human Fossils from Laos Reveal Early Human Diversity


28 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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• Scientists Discover Oldest Stone Tool Ever Found in Turkey − 4 months ago
 
Neanderthal

The Stapes of a Neanderthal Child Points to the Anatomical Differences with Our Species


1 months ago − University of the Basque Country
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Meet the Gomphothere: UA Archaeologist Involved in Discovery of Bones of Elephant Ancestor


9 months ago − University of Arizona
 
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