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Interdisciplinary approach yields new insights into human evolution

Interdisciplinary approach yields new insights into human evolution

The evolution of human biology should be considered part and parcel with the evolution of humanity itself, proposes Nicole Creanza, assista...
Life-sized sculptures of dromedaries found in Saudi Arabia

Life-sized sculptures of dromedaries found in Saudi Arabia

At a remarkable site in northwest Saudi Arabia, a CNRS archaeologist and colleagues from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heri...
More light shines on Pleistocene extinction event with possible discovery of new genus of horse

More light shines on Pleistocene extinction event with possible discovery of new genus of horse

Referred to as ‘perplexing’, a group of North American Pleistocene horses have been identified, until now, as different species. Now mitoch...
When it comes to extinction, body size matters

When it comes to extinction, body size matters

On a certain level, extinction is all about energy. Animals move over their surroundings like pacmen, chomping up resources to fuel their s...
The mystery of Egypt's 'screaming mummy'

The mystery of Egypt's 'screaming mummy'

Although the Grand Egyptian Museum overlooking Giza Plateau will celebrate a soft opening in December, it is the Egyptian Museum which will...
Small prehistoric Venus statuette discovered in Moravia-Silesia

Small prehistoric Venus statuette discovered in Moravia-Silesia

This unique Venus, dating from the final Neolithic or the first phase of the Chalcolithic, was found thanks to preventive excavations linke...
Clay tablets from the cradle of civilisation provide new insight to the history of medicine

Clay tablets from the cradle of civilisation provide new insight to the history of medicine

Before the Greeks excelled in science and philosophy, culture was blooming in Mesopotamia, located between the Euphrates River and the Tigr...
 Tiny fossils, huge landslides: Are diatoms the key to Earth's biggest slides?

Tiny fossils, huge landslides: Are diatoms the key to Earth's biggest slides?

The biggest landslides on Earth aren't on land, but on the seafloor. These mega-slides can move thousands of cubic kilometers of materi...

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