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Entries from September 2014

Ancient human genome from southern Africa throws light on our origins

September 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Ancient human genome from southern Africa throws light on our origins Date: September 29, 2014 Source: Garvan Institute of Medical Research Summary: The skeleton of a man who lived 2,330 years ago in the southernmost tip of Africa tells us about ourselves as humans, and throws some light on our earliest common genetic ancestry. The […]

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Did tales told over fires aid our social and cultural evolution?

September 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Firelight talk of the Kalahari Bushmen: Did tales told over fires aid our social and cultural evolution? Date: September 22, 2014 Source: University of Utah Summary: A study of Africa’s Kalahari Bushmen suggests that stories told over firelight helped human culture and thought evolve by reinforcing social traditions, promoting harmony and equality, and sparking the […]

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