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Author Topic: January 2011 Archeology - Early Humans  (Read 1896 times)
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« Topic Start: January 02, 2011, 03:04:23 pm »

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Controversial claims regarding some teeth found in Qesem Cave in Israel:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=human-remains-spark-spat

... some of the earlier coverage:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=43747
 
Evidence of a more 'passable' Sahara is adding weight to the 'Out of Africa' theory:
http://www.livescience.com/animals/fish-possibly-swam-across-sahara-101228.html

More on Neanderthals eating their veggies:
http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-neanderthals-20110101,0,573797.story
 
... and each other:
http://www.elpais.com/articulo/sociedad/genes/desvelan/parentesco/familia/neandertal/elpepusoc/20101220elpepusoc_9/Tes

2010 was a good year for Neanderthal research in general:
http://www.npr.org/2010/12/28/132243863/2010-a-good-year-for-neanderthals-and-dna

More on the Denisovans:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12093345
 
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« Reply #1: January 09, 2011, 10:37:04 am »

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Homo floresiensis is getting a DNA check:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1344771/Scientists-overcome-teething-troubles-drill-history-hobbit-relative-humans.html
 
Theory that the size of our babies brought us out of trees:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post.cfm?id=did-big-babies-help-bring-human-anc-2011-01-03

Lice DNA suggests we started wearing clothes roughly 170 000 years b.p.:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-01-lice-dna-humans-wore-years.html
 
Pondering the Neanderthal face:
http://www.sify.com/news/neanderthal-face-is-not-a-result-of-adaptation-to-extreme-cold-study-news-international-lbdmEcjcfff.html

... and how Neanderthals hunted:
http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/science/stories/2011/01/09/hunting-with-neanderthals.html?sid=101

On Toumai and sabretooth felines:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11979934

A variation on the Neanderthals-ate-their-veggies story:
http://www.zmescience.com/research/studies/neanderthal-extinction-not-caused-by-diet-teeth-show-05012011/
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« Reply #2: January 16, 2011, 09:51:59 am »


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Neanderthals had a similar life span to modern humans, apparently:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/11/science/11obneanderthal.html
 
More pondering the size of Neanderthal's noses:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19965-neanderthals-ugly-faces-werent-adaptations-to-cold.html
 
More on homo floresiensis dental dna:
http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/01/11/5805625-will-hobbit-tooth-yield-ancient-dna

More on humans having big babies:
http://www.npr.org/2011/01/10/132745952/big-babies-helped-shape-early-human-societies

More on when humans first clothed themselves:
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2011/01/10/lice-dna-reveals-when-humans-first-clothed-their-nakedness/
 
More on the Denisovans:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/90873/7258385.html
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« Reply #3: January 23, 2011, 11:10:59 am »


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How Neanderthals hunted:
http://www.russia-ic.com/education_science/science/breakthrough/1261/

More on Neanderthal faces/noses:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8261609/Neanderthals-were-not-ugly-because-of-the-cold-new-research-finds.html
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« Reply #4: January 30, 2011, 10:52:45 am »


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A 'toolkit' from the UAE suggests modern humans may have left Africa more than 100 000 years b.p.:
http://news.discovery.com/archaeology/human-migration-africa-110127.html
 
More on the earlier departure of humans from trees:
http://news.discovery.com/archaeology/human-ancestors-trees-bipedal-110128.html
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