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  1. Papua New Guinea Witchcraft: Ancient Spirits and Deadly Modern Witch Hunts Live On

    Papua New Guinea is one of the few places in the world where literal witch hunts still take place on a regular basis. Papua New Guinea is one of the few places in the world where literal witch hunts still ... The answer is probably related to the fact that in Papua New Guinea, witchcraft, sorcery, and malevolent spiritual beings are still relevant ...

    Caleb Strom - 15/11/2018 - 22:49

  2. Diet of human brains helped Papua New Guinea tribe to resist disease

    The investigation of a Papua New Guinea tribe, formerly infamous for eating human brains as part of their ... similar ailments. Scientists from Britain and Papua New Guinea have been studying members of the Fore tribe and have discovered that ...

    Robin Whitlock - 16/06/2018 - 00:36

  3. A Medieval Painting Depicts the Chilling Image of a Worm Eating Its Way Out of the Body of a French Saint

    ... worms doing so in the future. Such is the horror of the guinea worm, which has been plaguing mankind for millennia. ... worms doing so in the future. Such is the horror of the guinea worm, which has been plaguing mankind for millennia. Some of the ...

    Mark Miller - 23/03/2017 - 00:56

  4. Human Bone Daggers in New Guinea were Used to Strike the Fatal Wound

    ... were once widespread artistic and functional tools in New Guinea. New research on the subject shows that not all the bones used in ... were once widespread artistic and functional tools in New Guinea. New research on the subject shows that not all the bones used in ...

    Alicia McDermott - 26/04/2018 - 22:58

  5. 6,000-Year-Old Skull is Earliest Known Victim of a Tsunami

    ... someone who lived 6,000 years ago in what's now Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific. Their skull was found in geological sediments ... the water residing inland following a tsunami in Papua New Guinea in 1998. ( CC BY SA 3.0 ) The skull in question was found ...

    ancient-origins - 29/10/2017 - 22:02

  6. How Ancient Hominid Interbreeding has Shaped Humans Today

    ... genes  that bolstered the immune systems of people in New Guinea and Australia. In Europe, interbreeding with the Neanderthals may ... Cave in southern Siberia, some 6,000 km northwest of New Guinea. How can this be given the very high frequency of Denisovan genes in ...

    ancient-origins - 12/10/2015 - 03:41

  7. 6,000-year-old carved phallus artefacts found in Papua New Guinea

    Archaeologists in Papua New Guinea have made a rare discovery – six ceremonial tools carved out of ...

    aprilholloway - 25/11/2013 - 23:51

  8. Baboon Sounds May Hold the Key to Understanding the Formation of Human Language

    ... from abilities that already existed in ancestors such as the Guinea baboon. The Origins of Human Language: One of the Hardest ... of language is far older than once thought Guinea Baboon Portrait. (Hamish Irvine/ CC BY NC 2.0 ) ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 13/01/2017 - 03:44

  9. DNA Study Unravels Mystery Behind Origins of First Pacific Islanders

    ... of Temple University and George Koki of Goroka, Papua New Guinea. Ancient Denisovan DNA discovered in modern Pacific Islanders ... no trace of ancestry from people who settled Papua New Guinea more than 40,000 years ago, in contrast to all present-day Pacific ...

    ancient-origins - 05/10/2016 - 00:40

  10. Professor reveals evidence that Athenian epidemic of 430 BC was first recorded Ebola outbreak

    ... currently affects three countries in particular – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Thus far, the World Health Organisation (WHO) ... Map from a government publication on the spread of Ebola in Guinea Sierra Leone as of July 2014 ( Wikimedia Commons ) Some ...

    Robin Whitlock - 19/06/2015 - 03:44

  11. WW1 Souvenir? Or Proof Ancient Egyptians Sailed to Australia?

    ... in Elizabeth Bay, 1875, prior to the departure of the New Guinea Expedition. Anonymous, ‘The New Guinea Expedition’, Australasian Sketcher June 12, 1875, 38 & 44. ( Public ...

    ashley cowie - 04/06/2018 - 18:53

  12. A Golden Age of Ancient DNA Science Begins

    ... living in 11 locations in the Bismarck Archipelago of New Guinea to get a better handle on gene sharing with our archaic cousins. They ...

    ancient-origins - 25/03/2016 - 02:44

  13. Slain Humans Buried with Strangled Dogs Found at Prehistoric Site in Peru

    ... and buried with 10 dogs that were likely strangled and two guinea pigs have been unearthed at a site of the ancient Ychsma people in Peru. ... Huaca El Rosal [pre-Incan temple] we found 10 dogs, two guinea pigs and a human burial,” said a woman identified as Lucenida Carrion, ...

    Mark Miller - 17/09/2016 - 21:51

  14. Evidence of Unknown Extinct Human Relative Found in DNA Study of Melanesians

    ... a region in the South Pacific encompassing Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands, may  carry genetic evidence of a previously ... But 2.74 percent of the DNA in people in Papua New Guinea comes from Neanderthals. And Bohlender estimates the amount of ... and 25 people from native populations in the Papua New Guinea highlands ( SN: 10/15/16, p. 6 ). The researchers  found ...

    ancient-origins - 30/10/2016 - 21:04

  15. Mysterious Chimpanzee Behavior May Be Evidence of ‘Sacred’ Rituals

    ... my first field mission in the savannahs of the Republic of Guinea . The aim was to record and understand a group of wild chimpanzees who ... We found the same mysterious behaviour in small pockets of Guinea Bissau, Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire but nothing east of this, despite ...

    ancient-origins - 04/03/2016 - 00:52

  16. Where Did the Polynesians Really Come From?

    ... the Polynesians originated from Taiwan, parts of Papua New Guinea, and Southeast Asia. Could the Polynesians Have Origins in South ... from Taiwan via the Philippines as well as parts of New Guinea. Eastern Polynesia was settled beginning around 900 AD as Polynesian ...

    Caleb Strom - 15/06/2017 - 14:06

  17. An Ancient Australian Connection to India?

    ... years ago. A subset of these people migrated to New Guinea and Australia, settling these areas by about 55 thousand years ago, ... latest genetic research suggests it may have come from New Guinea or even directly from Taiwan by Austronesian speaking people, with ...

    ancient-origins - 20/03/2017 - 01:09

  18. Hints of Ancient Symbolic Culture are Revealed in Indonesian Ice Age Art and Jewelry

    ... between the continental regions of Asia and Australia-New Guinea. Adam Brumm, Author provided Archaeologists have long speculated ...

    ancient-origins - 09/04/2017 - 02:02

  19. Antarctica's Ancient Origins Update – Part Two: Did Early Voyagers Leave Evidence?

    ... of this design are found on canoe prow heads of Papua New Guinea, for example. Canoe prow, splash board (rajim) and end panel (tabuya), Papua New Guinea, Massim region, probably Trobriand Islands, wood carved in relief, ...

    William James Veall - 08/06/2018 - 01:55

  20. Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest

    ... Nelson Rockefeller, vanished off the coast of southwest New Guinea when his boat capsized. He was on a collecting expedition for the Museum ... Michael's steps, Hoffman traveled to the jungles of New Guinea, immersing himself in a world of former headhunters and cannibals, ...

    ancient-origins - 18/03/2016 - 23:30

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