Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Termite-fishing chimpanzees provide clues to the evolution of technology

Researchers, who remotely videotaped a generation of wild chimpanzees learning to use tools, gain insights into how technology came to define human...

Lead white pigments on Andean drinking vessels provide new historical context

(Carlisle, Pa.) - Researchers studying lead white pigments on Andean ceremonial drinking vessels known as qeros have found new similarities among these...

29,000 years of Aboriginal history

The known timeline of the Aboriginal occupation of South Australia's Riverland region has been vastly extended by new research led by Flinders...

Aboriginal rock art, frontier conflict and a swastika

A hidden Murray River rockshelter speaks volumes about local Aboriginal and European settlement in the Riverland, with symbols of conflict - including...

Evidence of Late Pleistocene human colonization of isolated islands beyond Wallace’s...

A new article published in Nature Communications applies stable isotope analysis to a collection of fossil human teeth from the islands of Timor...

Geocaching and fear: Research finds prominent gender differences

On a drizzly Saturday morning in June 2018, I found myself kneeling on the edge of a wooden boardwalk in Melbourne's northern suburbs.My right...

A new ‘gold standard’ for safer ceramic coatings

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2020 -- Making your own ceramics can be a way to express your creativity, but some techniques and materials used...

Ancient mantis-man petroglyph discovered in Iran

A unique rock carving found in the Teymareh rock art site (Khomein county) in Central Iran with six limbs has been described...

Discovery in Mexico Sheds New Light on Ancient Ballgame

Mesoamericans living thousands of years ago participated in a ballgame that carried tremendous social, political, and spiritual importance. The discovery of two...

Study finds gorillas display territorial behavior

Scientists have discovered that gorillas really are territorial - and their behaviour is very similar to our own.Published in the journal Scientific Reports, the...