Ancient tools found in India throw light on hominid migrations out of Africa

March 26th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Stone artefacts unearthed in southeastern India have shown that African hominids moved to South Asia shortly after developing advanced stone tools 1.6 million years ago.Archaeologist Shanti Pappu of ... Read more...

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Today’s dads more involved in raising children: Study

June 11th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): More and more fathers are opting to be stay-at-home dads or work from home, while even more are the primary caregivers when mom travels for work or serves ... Read more...

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Chimps use tools to cut up their food

December 25th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Chimps from Nimba Mountains of Guinea, Africa, use stone and wooden cleavers along with stone anvils to cut up Treculia fruits.PhD student Kathelijne Koops and Professor William McGrew ... Read more...

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Hand axes were made 1.6 million years ago, twice as long ago as previously believed

January 3rd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): New evidence has suggested that human ancestors in southern Africa were making hand axes as early as 1.6 million years ago, which is nearly twice as long ... Read more...

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