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40,000-year-old site found in China


March 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have found a 40,000-year-old settlement site dating back to Stone Age.The discovery of Laonainaimiao Ruins was made at a scenic spot in southwestern suburb ... Read more...

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China began cultivating millet 10,000 years ago


October 16th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Evidence of glutinous millet's cultivation has been found in the northern province of Hebei that could date back to 10,000 years, said Chinese archaeologists Sunday.Lab results ... Read more...

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Neanderthals may have lived 8,000 years longer than thought


May 13th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Neanderthals, experts believe, died between 37,000 and 40,000 years ago. However, latest stone artefacts discovered in Russia may mean they actually lived for a further 8,000 ... Read more...

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Teeth remains indicate Neanderthals’ meat-only diet is a myth


December 28th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Neanderthals were always thought to be non-vegetarians who enjoyed nothing but meat. However, a new find indicates otherwise.Discoveries from cave sites in Iraq and Belgium indicate that our ... Read more...

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Neanderthals crafted earliest tool made from human bone


December 16th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the earliest known tool made from human bone- and it was apparently crafted by Neanderthals.They have identified a human skull fragment dating back at least ... Read more...

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Bones of gladiator provide clues to York’s Roman amphitheatre


December 11th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): The bones of a Roman gladiator, who was stabbed least six times in a fatal attack, could be a clue in the search for York's Roman amphitheatre.The remains ... Read more...

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Oldest tool-use claim challenged by Spanish researchers


November 17th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A Spanish-led team of researchers has challenged the idea that human ancestors were using stone tools about 3.4 million years ago.The original claim was based on what were ... Read more...

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Flour residues on stone tools suggest early humans ate a balanced diet


October 19th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Early humans, who were initially thought of as near total carnivores, ate ground flour 20,000 years before the dawn of agriculture, it has been found.Flour residues recovered from ... Read more...

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Sahmat slams Ayodhya verdict, finds it ‘gravely disturbing’


October 1st, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court judgment on Ayodhya is a "blow" to India's secular fabric, a group of over 50 eminent historians, artists and activists said Friday, raising ... Read more...

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Roman settlement unearthed at Cambridge college


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): A sprawling Roman settlement has been discovered on the grounds of Cambridge's Newnham College, where the digging process was being carried on in search of Anglo-Saxon skeletons.Evidence of ... Read more...

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2,500-year-old chess pieces found in China


September 20th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Chess pieces dating back 2,500 years have been found in a tomb in China's Hebei province. Ten chess pieces were found next to a skeleton in a Western Han ... Read more...

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Paleolithic Funeral Feast Unearthed In Northern Israel


September 7th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientist working in a cave in northern Israel have come across a site where they have found remains of a 12000 year old feast. Initially the ... Read more...

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Archeologists Unearth Palaeolithic Funeral Feast In Israel


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeologists working in Hilazon Tachtit, in Northern Israel have been able to unearth remains of a large feast that is supposed to be around 12,000 years ... Read more...

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Humans hunted for meat with stone tools a million years earlier than believed


August 12th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): The Swiss Army Knife and the Big Mac is not as recent as it was thought, for scientists have found evidence that human ancestors were using stone tools ... Read more...

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Top Proteas witch doctor predicts glory for England at FIFA WC


June 10th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Top South African witch doctor Mesi Ramushaba has predicted that England will win this year's World Cup.The Daily Star quoted Ramushaba, whose magical powers allow her to contact ... Read more...

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Neanderthals feasted on lions


June 8th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Looks like our ancestors could boast of the proverbial nerves of steel - Neanderthal cavemen hunted and feasted on lions, according to a new Spanish research.The study appears ... Read more...

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New human ‘ancestor’ revealed


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A newly discovered 3-foot tall human (Homo gautengensis) has been declared as the earliest recognized species of human in the world.The new human is believed to have ... Read more...

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Maya commoners recorded history by burying relatives under homes


April 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Illiterate Maya people had a novel way of recording their histories - they buried family items and even relatives under their homes.Excavations of Maya homes in central Belize ... Read more...

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Chinese pandas spotted eating bones rather than bamboo (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some Chinese pandas have started eating animal bones instead of their traditional diet of bamboo, state-run China Central Television has said. The bizarre change in the endangered ... Read more...

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Chinese pandas seen eating bones rather than bamboo


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some Chinese pandas have started eating animal bones instead of their traditionally-preferred diet of bamboo, state-run China Central Television has said. The bizarre change in the endangered ... Read more...

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‘Pompeii-like’ excavations in India shed light on life before and after Toba super-eruption


February 28th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): 'Pompeii-Like' excavations in southern and northern India shed light on the kind of human settlements existing before and after the Toba super-eruption 74,000 years ago.The international research team, ... Read more...

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Animals’ bones found at national park sent for tests


February 9th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 9 (IANS) Two sets of animal skeletal remains, unearthed at the Panna National Park in Madhya Pradesh, have been sent to Hyderabad for DNA tests to ascertain the species to ... Read more...

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In Tudor times, theatregoers liked to snack on seafood during performances


January 29th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Snacking while watching the latest play has been in practice among Britons since hundreds of years ago, say archaeologists.The preferred snacks for Tudor theatre-goers appear to have been ... Read more...

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‘Modern’ living was invented by Homo Erectus, not Homo Sapiens


January 14th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Modern living may have originated roughly 500,000 years earlier than it is believed and was actually invented by Homo Erectus-our hairy, heavy-browed ancestor species- and not the ... Read more...

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Winter solstice feasts may have taken place around Stonehenge 4,500 years ago


December 26th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 26 (ANI): In a new research, archaeologists have come across ancient animal bones near Stonehenge, which date back to 4,500 years, indicating a connection between the prehistoric site to winter ... Read more...

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Sophisticated human behavior found half-million years earlier than previously thought


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers have discovered evidence of sophisticated, human behavior as early as 750,000 years ago, which is some half a million years earlier than has ... Read more...

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Archaeologists to explore feasting habits of ancient builders of Stonehenge


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): A new research project by archaeologists is seeking to investigate the feasting habits of the ancient builders of the Stonehenge.According to a report in Culture24, the team who ... Read more...

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Hanoi restaurant owner found making tiger-bone paste


December 7th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Dec 7 (DPA) A Hanoi restaurant owner has been detained for making medicinal paste from the bones of rare wild animals, including tigers and monkeys, police said Monday. Tran Trong Binh, head ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh artists make jewellery with animal bones and horns


November 25th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
By VibhavMuradabad, Nov.25 (ANI): Artists in Muradabad city of Uttar Pradesh have mastered the unique art of making wealth from waste. Believe it or not, they make jewellery from bones and horns ... Read more...

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People hunted and shared meat differently 200,000 years ago


October 15th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 15 (ANI): New finds unearthed at Qesem Cave in Israel suggest that during the late Lower Paleolithic period, between 400,000 and 200,000 years ago, people hunted and shared meat differently ... Read more...

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Oldest lunar calendars identified in cave art found in France and Germany


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): The oldest lunar calendars have been identified in cave art found in France and Germany, dating back to the Aurignacian Culture of Europe during 32,000 B.C.Between 1964 and ... Read more...

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Archaeological artifacts discovered in UK declared as treasure


September 14th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 14 (ANI): A coroner has declared the discovery of a collection of Roman, Bronze, and Iron Age artifacts discovered in Crow Country, UK, as treasure.The items, which were originally dug ... Read more...

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3 bodies of 1,000-yr-old mysterious tribal group found in Alaska


August 23rd, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 23 (ANI): Construction workers unearthed the remains of three humans in Kivalina, Alaska, who are believed to have been members of a mysterious tribal group from about 1,000 years ago. ... Read more...

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Remains of 11th Century dog found during archaeological dig in England


July 8th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): An archaeological dig at the heart of Cambridge University, UK, has revealed Roman pottery, medieval remains and 11th Century dog bones.According to a report by BBC News, the ... Read more...

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Excavation throws up earliest evidence of rice cultivation


July 3rd, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Excavation of an ancient Vietnamese site has thrown up the earliest evidence of rice cultivation, while shedding new light on how the death of young children was viewed ... Read more...

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