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The Homo sapiens War

…I have never…

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…been awoken…

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…by such a grinding rattle of snoring in all my lives!

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I open my sleepy eyes to the coarse hair of a head that belongs on a caveman! 1.234 kata lagi

Science Fiction

CAT Scans of Fossil Skulls Disprove Alleged Human Ancestors

by Bill Nugent

The CAT scan has not only revolutionized diagnostic medicine but has also revolutionized the study of fossil skulls. Dr. Fred Spoor, Anatomist at University College, London and joint editor of the… 1.184 kata lagi

Creation

Osteology Everywhere: Skull in the Stone #FossilFriday edition

It’s that time of year again.

It’s the end of the year and I’ve got Homo erectus on the brain somethin fierce. Our precedent-erect first popped up in Africa around 1.9 million years ago, quickly spread throughout much of the Old World, and persisted until perhaps as late as ~ 100,000 years ago in Java, Indonesia. 355 kata lagi

Fossils

Bursting the Limits of What's Possible: Best Paleoanthropology of 2016

It almost goes without saying, but 2016 has been a tough year. However, we did learn a lot in the realm of paleoanthropology this year (as we do every year)! 1.217 kata lagi

Anthropology

Control of fire was more recent than 1.2 million years ago (but it was still the start of the anthropocene)

A new paper analysing dental plaque from a hominin molar suggests that this group did not use fire for cooking, but had a balanced diet of raw meat and plants. 723 kata lagi

Evolution

Peking Man

Peking Man, or Homo erectus pekinensis, refers to a population of Homo erectus that settled in what is now China between 780,000 and 680,000 years ago. 79 kata lagi

Artwork

True or False?

Welcome to our daily true or false questions about varying archaeological topics. True or False:

Homo Ergaster lived in Europe.

Answer: False! Homo Ergaster lived in southern and Eastern Africa, while Homo Erectus migrated to zones of Asia and Europe.

Archaeology