Showing posts with label Human Evolution. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Human Evolution. Show all posts

Friday, October 23, 2015

Fossil teeth fill the gaps on human evolution

"Imagining the life of ancient man based on fossil evidence may seem like a romantic pursuit for some, but scientific research is hard work, and not the least bit romantic," said archeologist Cai Yanjun.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015

Ancient human relative may have buried its dead

Humanity's claim to uniqueness just suffered another setback: scientists reported on Thursday that a newly discovered ancient species related to humans also appeared to bury its dead.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

New human species found. Discovery in S.Africa shines light on origin of mankind

The fossilized bones of 15 bodies from a previously unknown human species have been discovered in a cave in South Africa, it was announced Thursday, in what scientists hailed as a breakthrough in evolution research.

Friday, May 29, 2015

UNHCR concerned at obstacles facing thousands fleeing Ramadi

GENEVA, May 29 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Friday said it was deeply concerned about the desperate situation for thousands of people fleeing fighting in the central Iraqi city of Ramadi who continue to face challenges reaching safe areas.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human

An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork ever created by a human ancestor. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian island of Java has been dated to at least 430,000 years - 300,000 years older than other markings made by modern humans or Neanderthals, the journal Nature reported on Thursday.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...