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Neanderthals matured faster, died younger: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Neanderthals were a live fast, die young species, according to a study from Harvard University.They reached full maturity faster than humans do today, according to analysis of teeth ... Read more...

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Modern humans emerged far earlier than thought, fossils in China suggest


October 26th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Researchers have discovered well-dated human fossils in southern China that markedly change anthropologists' perceptions of the emergence of modern humans in the eastern Old World.The discovery of early ... 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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Peking Man site to be excavated again to find more relics of ape-men


May 5th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Chinese scientists will soon launch an excavation at a cave where the first 'Peking Man' skull was found with an aim to find more relics of ape ... Read more...

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Last Neanderthals may have mixed with modern humans in southeastern Iberia


December 10th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the last Neanderthals may have intermingled with modern humans in southeastern Iberia in Europe.The research is based on a study of ... Read more...

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Stone Age mans presence in West Bengal much earlier than believed


March 29th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by admin
London, March 29 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed small Stone Age weapons in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, dating back to around 15,000-20,000 years, which suggests man's presence in the ... Read more...

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Worlds First European confirmed to be 1.2 million years old


March 27th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 27 (ANI): The analysis of a prehistoric fossil that was found in northern Spain last year, has confirmed that the first settlers in Europe reached the continent 1.2 million ... Read more...

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Archaeologists confirm identity of oldest humans in China


November 19th, 2007 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Archeologists have come to the conclusion that the two million years old human fossils, found in Wushan County, Chongging, belong to the earliest human species in China. The ... Read more...

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