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Entries from December 2014

Uncovering one of humankind’s most ancient lineages

December 4th, 2014 · No Comments

Uncovering one of humankind’s most ancient lineages Date: December 4, 2014 Source: Nanyang Technological University Summary: Scientists have successfully discovered one of modern humans’ ancient lineages through the sequencing of genes of the Southern African Khoisan tribespeople. This is the first time that the history of humankind populations has been analyzed and matched to Earth’s […]

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Oldest ever engraving discovered on 500,000-year-old shell

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Oldest ever engraving discovered on 500,000-year-old shell Date: December 3, 2014 Source: Leiden University Summary: Homo erectus on Java was already using shells of freshwater mussels as tools half a million years ago, and as a ‘canvas’ for an engraving. The discovery of an engraved geometrical pattern on one of the shells came as a […]

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