A freshly unearthed Bronze-Age stone may be the oldest three-dimensional map in Europe, researchers say
CENIEH researchers have used a thermoregulation model that simulates heat loss to show that humans in Middle Pleistocene Europe could adapt to harsh environmental conditions without making use of fire.
A new analysis of a richly adorned female ruler buried in a Bronze Age palace suggests women could also occupy the throne.
The CENIEH has participated in the study of the prints of bare feet found at the Sala y Galerías de las Huellas site in the Ojo Guareña Karst Complex (Burgos), which are the marks left in a soft floor sediment of an exploration by a small group of people between 4600 and 4200 years ago.
Neanderthal and early modern human stone tool culture co-existed for over 100,000 years (phys.org 01/03/21)
The Acheulean was estimated to have died out around 200,000 years ago but the new findings suggest it may have persisted for much longer, creating over 100,000 years of overlap with more advanced technologies produced by Neanderthals and early modern humans.
New analysis of a fossil tooth and stone tools from Shukbah Cave reveals Neanderthals used stone tool technologies thought to have been unique to modern humans
A possible relationship between the red color of stalagmites and paleoclimatic changes is found (Heritage Daily 04/19/20)
The CENIEH has participated in a study where spectroscopic techniques were used to investigate the cause of the red coloration of the stalagmites in Goikoetxe Cave and its possible use as an indicator of paleoclimatic changes in northern Spain.
Fossil shows the first of our ancestors existed up to 200,000 years earlier than previously thought, researchers say.
From a burial site in Cameroon, archaeologists recovered human genetic material dating as far back as 8,000 years.