Paleolithic
The Paleolithic (American spelling; British spelling: Palaeolithic; pronunciation: /ˌpæliɵˈlɪθɪk/ or /ˌpeɪl-/) Age, Era or Period is a prehistoric period of human history distinguished by the developm...
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Human face evolution in the last 6 million years
A depiction that human face has undergone significant evolution within the last 6 million years.
New Human Subspecies Likely To Emerge As Martian Planners Try To Establish Red Planet Colony | Tech Times
Humans who plan on inhabiting Mars are faced with a difficult challenge of conceiving children. Microgravity could result in a variety of defects in an unborn child.
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
If there had been no asteroid collision 65 million years ago, would the human species even exist?
Animated map shows how humans migrated across the globe
It's tough to know what happened on Earth thousands of years before anyone started writing anything down. But thanks to the amazing work of anthropologists a...
Humans Inherited The Tendency For Violence, But Civilization Has Tamed It
As a species, humans seem to have inherited murderous traits via evolution and genetics, but civilization has tamed some of it out, a new study suggests. Scientists in Spain calculated the rate at whi...
What Is The Origin Of The Handshake?
The handshake has existed in some form or another for thousands of years, but its origins are somewhat murky. One popular theory is that the...
We Were Wrong About How Ancient Humans Colonized North America
It’s a veritable certainty that North America’s first people arrived via the Bering Land Bridge, but less certainty exists about how and where they migrated from there. For years, scientists thought t...
Proof of evolution that you can find on your body
If you want evidence of evolution by natural selection, look no further than your own body.
NOVA: Little people of Flores
In 2003 paleoanthropologists made a discovery on the Indonesian island of Flores that shook up the world of early human studies like no other in recent years...
Confused Rush Limbaugh Can't Figure Out Why Gorillas Still Exist
Right-wing radio host claims evolution should have turned all gorillas into people. Rush Limbaugh seems to think that Harambe, the gorilla shot and killed at the Cincinnati Zoo over the weekend after ...
That Deep, Masculine Voice Is Not For You, Ladies
Men's deep, resonant voices did not evolve to thrill the ladies, but to scare off their rivals, researchers say.
These ancient Asian primate fossils might be the missing pieces of a major evolutionary puzzle
A discovery in southern China shows how catastrophic climate change shifted the course of primate — and ultimately human — evolution.
Humans Were Likely Boinking Neanderthals Earlier Than We Thought
The discovery actually says something important about modern humans' migration out of Africa.
Why Does Evolution Want Infidelity to Hurt So Much?
At a superficial level, sexual jealousy is arguably one of the most counterproductive emotions we have evolved to experience. Think of all the hours we humans waste pining over stolen partners or unre...
Rebel Paleolithic Artist Breaks The Rules, Draws A Campsite 13,800 Years Ago
ientists have uncovered a rock engraving that may be the earliest known depiction of a human society. The ancient engraving of what appears to be a hunter-gatherer camp dates back about 13,800 years t...
Origin of language
The origin of language in the human species has been the topic of scholarly discussions for several centuries. In spite of this, there is no consensus on the ultimate origin or age of human language....
Control of fire by early humans
The control of fire by early humans was a turning point in the cultural aspect of human evolution that allowed humans to cook food and obtain warmth and protection. Making fire also allowed the expans...
Control of fire by early humans - Wikipedia
Paleolithic diet
The paleolithic diet, also known as the paleo diet or caveman diet, is a fad diet based on the food humans' ancient ancestors might likely have eaten, such as lean meat, nuts and berries.The diet is b...
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Prehistoric music
Prehistoric music (previously primitive music) is a term in the history of music for all music produced in preliterate cultures (prehistory), beginning somewhere in very late geological history. Prehi...
Lascaux
Lascaux (Lascaux Caves) (/læsˈkoʊ/, [lasko]) is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. The original caves are located near the village of M...
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Paleolithic religion
Paleolithic religion is the set of spiritual beliefs thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period. Religious behaviour is thought to have emerged by the Upper Paleolithic, before 30,000...
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Côa Valley Paleolithic Art
The Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites of the Côa Valley are open-air Paleolithic archaeological sites located in a region of northeastern Portugal, along the Portuguese-Spanish border.In the late 1980s, the ...
Côa Valley Paleolithic Art - Wikipedia
Japanese Paleolithic
The Japanese Paleolithic period (旧石器時代, kyūsekki jidai) began around 50,000 to 30,000 BC, when the earliest stone tool implements have been found, and continued to around 14,000 BC, at the end...
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Japanese paleolithic hoax
The Japanese Paleolithic hoax (旧石器捏造事件, Kyū Sekki Netsuzō Jiken) consisted of a number of lower and middle paleolithic finds in Japan discovered by amateur archaeologist Fujimura Shinichi, whi...
Japanese paleolithic hoax - Wikipedia
List of Paleolithic sites in China
This is an alphabetical list of Paleolithic sites or cultures in China:
Paleolithic Europe
Paleolithic Europe refers to the Paleolithic period of Europe, a prehistoric era distinguished by the development of the first stone tools and which covers roughly 99% of human technological history. ...
Lower Paleolithic
The Lower Paleolithic (or Lower Palaeolithic) is the earliest subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age. It spans the time from around 2.5 million years ago when the first evidence of craft and ...
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Middle Stone Age
The Middle Stone Age (or MSA) was a period of African prehistory between the Early Stone Age and the Later Stone Age. It is generally considered to have begun around 280,000 years ago and ended around...
Upper Paleolithic
The Upper Paleolithic (or Upper Palaeolithic, Late Stone Age) is the third and last subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age as it is understood in Europe, Africa and Asia. Very broadly, it dat...
Upper Paleolithic - Wikipedia