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  1. Ancient Human Fossil Finger Discovery Points to Earlier Eurasian Migration

    ... phalanx”, is very different in humans and Neanderthals. In basic terms, ours are longer and thinner while Neanderthals’ are shorter and squatter . We also CT-scanned ... the fossil’s shape with the same part from many humans, extinct hominins and non-human primates to confirm it really ...

    ancient-origins - 11/04/2018 - 01:27

  2. Britain’s Earliest Humans Found In the Suburbs of Canterbury

    ... Humans Discovered So Far Homo heidelbergensis is an extinct species or subspecies of archaic humans and Neanderthals which existed during the Middle Pleistocene ...

    ashley cowie - 22/06/2022 - 14:50

  3. Ancient Cult of the Brave Bear, Feared and Revered

    ... circle in Saône-et-Loire” and this was attributed to Neanderthals performing “some sort of ceremony,” but his ...

    ashley cowie - 02/09/2019 - 18:00

  4. New Research Asserts that the Hobbits of Indonesia Vanished Earlier than Previously Believed

    ... probably suffered the same fate that befell Europe's Neanderthals - our species simply out-competed and replaced ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 01/04/2016 - 00:49

  5. First glimpse inside the Siberian cave that holds the key to origins of man

    ... of which indicated that she was genetically distinct from Neanderthals and modern humans. This previously unknown and long extinct hominin species or subspecies was christened ...

    ancient-origins - 30/07/2015 - 14:18

  6. Java Man and the Discovery of the ‘Missing Link’ in Evolutionary Theory

    ... Man is the name given to a set of fossils belonging to an extinct hominin that were discovered on the Indonesian island ... and Modjokerto, thus providing a better view of this extinct hominin species. According to the entry for Java Man ... as he considered the Chinese fossils to be “degenerate Neanderthals”.  Top image: The original fossils of Java ...

    dhwty - 25/07/2018 - 18:57

  7. 1.5 million-year-old human hand fossil showed evidence of complex tool use

    ... years old and researchers suspect it belonged to the extinct human species Homo erectus, an early predecessor of ... it was believed that only modern humans (Homo sapiens), Neanderthals, and a few other human ancestors possessed the ...

    aprilholloway - 17/12/2013 - 23:31

  8. Human Evolution: Secrets of Early Ancestors Could Be Unlocked by African Rainforests

    ... Cold Climates Contributed to the Extinction of the Neanderthals Australian archaeologists dropped the term Stone ...

    ancient-origins - 07/09/2018 - 22:56

  9. Earliest Human Remains Unearthed On Sulawesi, Indonesia

    ... Netherlands? Ancient DNA Sample From Indonesia Is From An Extinct Human Lineage   A plaquette discovered in the Leang ... Discovery of Genetic Mutation That Separates Humans and Neanderthals Genetic Study of Romanian Skull Upends Previous ... Denisovans . These archaic cousins of modern humans went extinct sometime during the last Pleistocene era, and what ...

    Nathan Falde - 01/10/2021 - 14:41

  10. What Extraordinary Discovery Led to Unicorn Cave Magically Transforming into a Cash Cow?

    ... the tusk of a woolly mammoth, or of a palaeoloxodon, an extinct genus of straight-tusked elephants. Nevertheless, ... identified the bones as belonging to various species of extinct animals. Since then the bones of over 70 different ... evidence has also been uncovered which suggested that Neanderthals were living in a part of the cave for long ...

    dhwty - 05/12/2017 - 13:51

  11. Wild Animals in the Sky? Prehistoric Cave Art Suggests Ancient Advanced Astronomy

    ... credited to the ancient Greeks. Around the time that Neanderthals became extinct, and perhaps before humankind settled in Western ...

    ancient-origins - 28/11/2018 - 13:57

  12. Micro-Laser Study Reveals Hardships In Little Foot’s Life

    ... remains of Little Foot, a fossilized specimen from an extinct primate species that walked the earth 3.6 million ... have represented an evolutionary dead end, similar to Neanderthals . Modern scanning technology that allows experts ... with respect to Australopithecus prometheus and any other extinct species of primate that produces a fossil. "Important ...

    Nathan Falde - 03/03/2021 - 17:59

  13. Scientists Understand Why there are Short-statured Indonesians Today, But Can they Explain Hobbit Height?

    ... in the region. One of these archaic populations is the Neanderthals, whose genetic signature is present in all ... people of Flores became small – but for the extinct ‘Hobbit’ it’s not so clear , by Michael ...

    ancient-origins - 05/08/2018 - 22:55

  14. The Origins of Human Language: One of the Hardest Problems in Science

    ... of 300,000 years ago and in our prehistoric "cousins" the Neanderthals.  Nevertheless, the appearance of the Kebara 2 ... of the Kebara 2 Hyoid and Its Implications for Speech in Neanderthals ." PLoS ONE Journal 8(12). Dessalles, J-L. ...

    Alicia McDermott - 17/08/2015 - 03:51

  15. Surprise Discovery of 45,000-Year-Old Tools in Mongolia Indicates Early Human Migration

    ... have first encountered their mysterious cousins, the now extinct Denisovans,” said Nicolas Zwyns, an associate ... Upper Palaeolithic , led the researchers to rule out Neanderthals or Denisovans as the site's occupants. "Although ...

    ancient-origins - 21/08/2019 - 13:55

  16. Paleolithic weapons factory was a rich source of obsidian tools from 1.4 million years ago

    Scientists call Mount Arteni in Armenia, an extinct volcano that has rich deposits of obsidian, a Stone ... Age, when the region’s first skilled artisans were early Neanderthals. Their successors mined the same materials up to ...

    Mark Miller - 16/04/2015 - 00:54

  17. Mysterious Origins – What we don’t know about the emergence of humans

    ... ago? Then there are all the peripheral questions. Were Neanderthals and early humans one species? Did they ... being hotly debated, while the big question—why did Neanderthals die out?—generates dozens of theories but no ...

    Danny Vendramini - 27/10/2014 - 10:54

  18. The Shaman’s Secret World: Living in Light and Darkness

    ... by the modern humans who co-habited the territory of the Neanderthals during the Late Pleistocene . Ancient societies ... from the Muoi dialect (a branch of the Guaymí family, now extinct), that means “ man. ” The Real Story of ...

    george fery - 18/10/2019 - 22:39

  19. 500,000-Year-Old Horse Bone Tools Discovered in England

    ... , a possible ancestor for modern humans and Neanderthals . Homo heidelbergensis inhabited a ... a site pretty much as it had been left behind by an extinct population.” In a BBC article, the scientist goes ...

    ashley cowie - 13/08/2020 - 02:02

  20. Skeleton of an Archaic Homo naledi Child Found in Rising Star Cave

    ... Rising Star cave system for information about this long-extinct human cousin . “ Homo naledi remains one of the ... over time. Dating at Rising Star suggests Homo naledi went extinct at least 236,000 years ago. As of now, the full range ... go far back into history. It is now widely accepted that Neanderthals had distinctive funerary practices, as revealed ...

    Nathan Falde - 05/11/2021 - 21:58

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