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The monkey hunters: Humans colonized South Asian rainforest by hunting primates

The monkey hunters: Humans colonized South Asian rainforest by hunting primates

A multidisciplinary study has found evidence for humans hunting small mammals in the forests of Sri Lanka at least 45,000 years ago. The re...
Pottery reveals America's first social media networks

Pottery reveals America's first social media networks

Long before Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and even MySpace, early Mississippian Mound cultures in America's southern Appalachian Mounta...
Quarrying of Stonehenge 'bluestones' dated to 3000 BC

Quarrying of Stonehenge 'bluestones' dated to 3000 BC

Excavations at two quarries in Wales, known to be the source of the Stonehenge 'bluestones', provide new evidence of megalith quarr...
20-million-year-old tusked sea cow is Central America's oldest marine mammal

20-million-year-old tusked sea cow is Central America's oldest marine mammal

Steven Manchester didn't set out to discover Central America's oldest known marine mammal. He was hoping to find fossil plants. ...
Neanderthals' main food source was definitely meat

Neanderthals' main food source was definitely meat

Neanderthals' diets are highly debated: they are traditionally considered carnivores and hunters of large mammals, but this hypothesis ...
A shared past for East Africa's hunter-gatherers

A shared past for East Africa's hunter-gatherers

Languages that involve "clicks" are relatively rare worldwide but are spoken by several groups in Africa. The Khoisan language fa...
Newly discovered marsupial lived among Arctic dinosaurs

Newly discovered marsupial lived among Arctic dinosaurs

A research team has discovered a previously unknown species of marsupial that lived in Alaska's Arctic during the era of dinosaurs, add...
Diversity on land is not higher today than in the past, study shows

Diversity on land is not higher today than in the past, study shows

The rich levels of biodiversity on land seen across the globe today are not a recent phenomenon: diversity on land has been similar for at ...
Great white shark genome decoded

Great white shark genome decoded

The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth, generating widespread public fascination and media attention...
New Sky Map detects hundreds of thousands of unknown galaxies

New Sky Map detects hundreds of thousands of unknown galaxies

An international team of more than 200 astronomers from 18 countries has published the first phase of a major new radio sky survey at unpre...

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