human migration

Previously unknown Himalayan cave culture discovered


March 1st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 1 (ANI): A previously unknown Himalayan cave culture has been uncovered through gruelling archaeological research in upper Mustang, Nepal.According to the Department of Archaeology (DOA), highly skilled archaeologists ... Read more...

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‘Hobbit’ was ‘iodine-deficient human, not another species’


September 29th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): The debate over the origins of so-called Homo floresiensis-the 'hobbit'-has been re-ignited as scientists have claimed that it was nothing but the iodine-deficient species of human.Charles Oxnard of ... Read more...

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Gastric bug genome sequenced


June 17th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Scientists have sequenced the genome of an Amerindian strain of the gastric bug Helicobacter pylori, confirming the out-of-Africa migration of this bacterial stowaway to the New World.Researchers led ... Read more...

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Artist depicts migration as ants’ invasion on Colombia


February 18th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Swarm of ants made of fibreglass carved on the facade, pillars and windows of Colombian Congress building depicts the impact of migration and displacement across the world, says ... Read more...

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China revives fight against swine flu


September 10th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (Xinhua) China is further calling on government bodies and the public to continue fighting the H1N1 flu epidemic by various means, including free vaccination and allowing flexible work hours. In ... Read more...

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New ‘molecular clock’ aids dating of human migration history


June 5th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Leeds, UK, have devised a new 'molecular clock' that aids dating of human migration history.Estimating the chronology of population migrations throughout mankind's early ... Read more...

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African Pygmies and neighboring farmers separated around 60,000 years ago


April 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): An international study has suggested that the ancestors of present-day African Pygmies and farmers separated 60,000 years ago.The study, led by researchers at the Institut Pasteur in ... Read more...

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24 million climate refugees around world today


December 6th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 6 (IANS) "Climate change is going to lead to a bigger human migration than we've ever seen before," Koko Warner from the UN University said here Saturday.Speaking on the ... Read more...

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Technological innovation may have spurred first human migration


October 31st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): A study that has accurately dated sophisticated stone tools made by our ancestors has suggested that technological innovation is more likely to have spurred the first modern ... Read more...

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Mice were fellow travellers with invasive Vikings, reveals gene analysis


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 2 (ANI): Scientists have studied the genes of mice to reveal new information about patterns of human migration, with a major finding indicating that Norwegian Vikings were taking these ... Read more...

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New theory takes human migration into Island Southeast Asia back by 10,000 years


May 24th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (ANI): A new research, led by the University of Leeds, has discovered genetic evidence that overturns existing theories about human migration into Island Southeast Asia, taking the timeline ... Read more...

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Novel statistical method might shed new light on history of human migration


May 23rd, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Scientists have developed a statistical technique that analyzes shared parts of chromosomes across the entire human genome, which might shed new light on the history of human ... Read more...

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1.2-mln-yr old fossil shatters previous theories about human migration to Europe


May 13th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Scientists have found a 1.2 million year old fossilized jawbone in northern Spain, which belongs to the oldest-known human ancestor in Europe, thus shattering previous theories about ... Read more...

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Americas first inhabitants spread slowly and deliberately, not rapidly


May 10th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the peopling of the Americas was a much slower and deliberate process, rather than a blitzkrieg movement.Tom Dillehay, professor of anthropology ... Read more...

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Black Rat genes throw light on global spread of humans and diseases


February 2nd, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 2 (ANI): A DNA study on the common Black Rat provides new insight into the ancient spread of rats, people, and diseases around the globe, say scientists.An international team of ... Read more...

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Climate change has ‘already passed the danger point’, say environmental experts


November 14th, 2007 - 1:55 am ICT by admin
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