A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, with colleagues from the University of Florida, provide the first evidence for diet and subsistence practices of ancient East African pastoralists.
A new radiocarbon dating technique, reported today in Nature, has been used to confirm the age of the most noteworthy group of Early Neolithic pottery ever found in London.
A cord fragment was found clinging to a stone tool at a French archaeological site.
The earliest human inhabitants of the Amazon created thousands of artificial forest islands as they tamed wild plants to grow food, a new study shows.
A team has developed a new method to date archaeological pottery using fat residues remaining in the pot wall from cooking.
These findings will help to understand the climate and ecology of the Early Pleistocene times in the Engel Ela-Ramud basin. The field season, carried out from February 16th to March 11th, was co-directed by Bienvenido Martínez-Navarro, ICREA Research Professor at IPHES This field work has been financed by the Palarq Foundation and the Spanish Ministry of…
An unprecedented joint project has seen Ras Al Khaimah’s Department of Antiquities and Museums collaborate with two prominent US universities to study 4,000-year-old human bones unearthed at two ancient tombs in the emirate.
The Paleoneurobiology group at the National Center for Research on Human Evolution (CENIEH), led by Emiliano Bruner, has just published a morphological analysis of the brain of Neanderthals and modern humans, the results of which suggest that the “Roundness” of our brain is due in part to the fact that the parietal lobes are, on…
Fossil shows the first of our ancestors existed up to 200,000 years earlier than previously thought, researchers say.
The excavation found the oldest known Homo erectus, a direct ancestor of our species, living around the same time as other extinct hominins.
The Broken Hill fossil’s age suggests the hominid lived at the same time as Homo sapiens.
In recent years, scientists have uncovered evidence that modern humans and Neanderthals share a tangled past.