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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 ...

    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 ...

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

  3. 6,000-Year-Old Skull is Earliest Known Victim of a Tsunami

    ... 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 ...

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

  4. The Duk Duk: An Ancient Secret Society of Possessed Executioners

    ... The Duk Duk is a secret society of the Tolai people in Papua New Guinea. This ancient secret sect has played an important social role for ...

    dhwty - 19/02/2019 - 18:37

  5. 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

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

    ... Friedlaender of Temple University and George Koki of Goroka, Papua New Guinea. Ancient Denisovan DNA discovered in modern Pacific Islanders ...

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

  7. A Trove of New Denisovan Discoveries Revealed At A Recent Anthropological Conference

    ... there were in fact seven major presentations that offered new insights into the enigmatic world of the Denisovans, whose existence was ... genomes of 161 people from 14 groups in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea shows that their earliest ancestors interbred with a local ...

    Andrew Collins - 03/04/2019 - 22:53

  8. Modern Humans Could Have Mated With Denisovans as Recently as 15,000 Years Ago

    ... legacy in a population ranging from “the Philippines and New Guinea to China and Tibet have inherited 3% to 5% of their DNA from ... from Denisovan populations in samples of Papuans from New Guinea. After studying the results using statistical analysis they found ...

    Ed Whelan - 01/04/2019 - 22:57

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

    ... Humans, say Researchers Diet of human brains helped Papua New Guinea tribe to resist disease Some Africans drink from ...

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

  10. Where Did the Polynesians Really Come From?

    ... in a triangle from the Hawaiian Islands to Easter Island to New Zealand Oceania was the last region to be settled by humans ... is that the Polynesians originated from Taiwan, parts of Papua New Guinea, and Southeast Asia. Could the Polynesians Have Origins in ...

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

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

    ... human cousins may be hiding in modern people’s DNA, a new computer analysis suggests. Traces of long-lost human cousins ... from Melanesia, a region in the South Pacific encompassing Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands, may  carry genetic evidence of a ...

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

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

    ... clan motifs of this design are found on canoe prow heads of Papua New Guinea, for example. Canoe prow, splash board (rajim) and end ...

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

  13. Ancient Ancestors Made A Large and Deliberate Migration to Australia

    ... an organized, technologically advanced migration to start a new life. Changing coastlines The continent of Australia that the ... of Mangoli, Buru, and Seram into Bird’s Head (West Papua) would probably have been easier to navigate than the southern route from ...

    ancient-origins - 18/06/2019 - 21:25

  14. Antarctica's Origins Update – Part One: Deglaciation Reveals More Amazing Secrets

    ... million years or so. [Read Previous Report] New Inscriptions and Legends I have tabulated just a few more of the ... from Sri Lanka, south along the coastlines of Indonesia to Papua New Guinea, and across the Torres Strait directly on to Australia's Cape ...

    William James Veall - 07/06/2018 - 18:57

  15. DNA Study Finds Aboriginal Australians are Oldest Civilization in the World

    ... far earlier than any other population if they were to reach New Guinea and Australia ~47'000 years ago, as suggested by the fossil record. ...

    ancient-origins - 26/09/2016 - 00:55

  16. An Ancient Australian Connection to India?

    ... continent to so-called ‘Indians’ of the Coramandel of New Zealand, or Maori people of the North Island. Hippalos: Early ... according to genetic clocks. The divergence of Papua New Guinean, Aboriginal Australian, and South Asian Y-chromosomes. ( ...

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

  17. Lost Amazonian Tribes: Why the West Can’t Get Over Its Obsession with El Dorado

    ...  demonstrates a fixation on the idea that the tropical New World may once have been the site of monumental societies, such as those in ... of Israel Ever Lost? Diet of human brains helped Papua New Guinea tribe to resist disease Intertwining Human Life and ...

    ancient-origins - 07/04/2018 - 13:55

  18. Rapidly Closing American Churches Are Shadowed by The Meteoric Rise in Witchcraft

    ... of the individual will, in accordance with nature. The new research is based on data from Dr Alden Wicker’s  Quartz , a Trinity ... The Possible Origin of the Conical Witch's Hat Papua New Guinea Witchcraft: Ancient Spirits and Deadly Modern Witch Hunts Live ...

    ashley cowie - 19/11/2018 - 13:50

  19. Archaeologists unearth 18th Century Sex Toy in Ancient Latrine in Poland

    ... 6,000-year-old carved phallus artifacts found in Papua New Guinea 8,000-year-old fertility stone works found in Israel ...

    aprilholloway - 16/04/2015 - 15:19

  20. Where in the World are our Neanderthal and Denisovan Ancestors?

    ... possess at least a little bit Neanderthal DNA. But a new map of archaic ancestry--published March 28 in Current Biology--suggests ... can potentially be linked to a more subtle sense of smell in Papua New Guineans and high-altitude adaptions in Tibetans. Meanwhile, ...

    ancient-origins - 31/03/2016 - 03:52

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