early man

27-foot crocs roamed east Africa


May 7th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) A 27-foot crocodile, capable of swallowing humans, once roamed east Africa, dwarfing even its counterparts in the Nile - the biggest recorded so far, a scientist ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bhimbetka rock shelters come alive in stone and colour (With Images)


June 27th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 27 (IANS) The rocks of Bhimbetka could almost be heard as some 23 artists from across the country tried to bring the early man's life and times depicted ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Africa was cradle of all languages?


April 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A sophisticated analysis of hundreds of languages has helped researchers trace back their beginnings to the same place and the same time in Africa.They pinpointed the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fox ‘may have been early man’s best friend’


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): New findings by University of Cambridge-led team suggest that early man may have preferred the fox as a pet rather than dogs.Scientists analysing remains at a prehistoric burial ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why men and women can’t see eye-to-eye while shopping


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that the hunting and gathering practices of our ancestors have continued and are manifested in the differences between shopping behaviours of men and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Early humans may have been prey, not predators


October 13th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study from University of Minnesota suggests that our human ancestors were not hunters right from the beginning; in fact they were hunted by prehistoric beasts like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why cavemen were better parents than us


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): The early man and woman were a lot more skilled at parenting than some of today's couples, a psychologist claims.Professor Darcia Narvaez at the University of Notre ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meat-cutting tools prove Neanderthals inhabited Kent 100,000 years ago


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): University of Southampton researchers have claimed that the Neanderthal man was living in Britain at the start of the last ice age.This means that they were residing in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early man drew doodles to increase odds of survival


November 12th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 12 (ANI): A researcher into the history of rock art has suggested that images pecked in stone hundreds to thousands of years ago could be for religious reasons, to mark ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists move boundary dates for prehistoric Quaternary age by 800,000 years


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): An international body of earth scientists has formally agreed to move the boundary dates for the prehistoric Quaternary age by 800,000 years.The decision has been made by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early man used crude version of ’sat nav’ system to navigate across England


September 15th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 15 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has found that prehistoric man navigated his way across England using a crude version of a satellite navigation system, which was based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early man might have harmed and altered the environment


August 24th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): In a new study, a team of archaeologists has discovered that the early man, intentionally or unintentionally, harmed and altered the environment.For example, aboriginal people in Australia ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Loch Ness boulder may have been used as guide for crop sowing and harvesting 5000 yrs ago


March 28th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): An amateur archaeologist has suggested that a giant boulder on a hill overlooking Loch Ness, a Scottish lake, was used as a guide for crop sowing and harvesting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wooly mammoths extinction forced early man to eat roasted vegetables


December 29th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): When wooly mammoths were becoming extinct, some 10,000 years ago, early man had to start cooking vegetables on fire-cracked rock piles.According to a report in the Los ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prehistoric pelvis hints at how humans evolved to have large-brained babies


November 14th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A prehistoric pelvis of Homo erectus discovered in Ethiopia could help researchers answer questions about how early humans developed to successfully give birth to larger-brained babies, a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Probing frontiers of womanhood through art


July 8th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhushree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Womanhood is like a riot of colours and each shade reflects a particular mood and a phase in life - and this is what is ... Read more...

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Early mans experiments with bow and arrow a precursor to todays cutting-edge weapons


June 11th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): University of Missouri archaeologists have discovered that early man, on the way to perfecting the performance of the bow and arrow, engaged in experimental research, producing a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Discovery of ancient cave in Israel may shed light on early man in eastern Mediterranean


May 27th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): The discovery of a cave inhabited by hunter-gatherers between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago in Israel, is likely to reveal a wealth of information about the way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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