Deforestation May Have Led to the Decline of the Maya PDF Print E-mail
Post by Logan Reed   
Sunday, 25 October 2009 16:00
Mayan Ruins
Archaeologist Dr. Tom Sever reveals new research suggesting that the Maya may have brought destruction upon themselves through misguided deforestation and subsequent drought. Read more at {Science.Nasa.Gov}.
 
Has the Missing Link Been Found? PDF Print E-mail
Post by Logan Reed   
Wednesday, 20 May 2009 12:57

Ida is the name of the earliest primate fossil ever found. She is 47 million years old, has been perfectly preserved and was recovered from the Messel Pit in Germany. Some researchers believe she is the link between the first primates and modern humans. Learn more about Ida in the documentary The Link by Atlantic Productions.

 
Hobbits Really Did Exist PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo Carey   
Friday, 08 May 2009 16:00
Hobbit skulls
New research indicates that the hobbit, Homo florensiensis, was a separate species that split from our human lineage. It is believed that the hobbits inhabited the Indonesian Island of Flores 1.8 million years ago and may have continued to live there until 17,000 years ago. Read more at {Discover}.

Image source: icr.org

 
Earliest Human Footprints Found in Kenya PDF Print E-mail
Post by Logan Reed   
Friday, 13 March 2009 09:59
earliest human footprint
What is considered to be the earliest evidence of modern upright walking has been discovered in Ileret, Kenya. The footprints have been dated to between 1.51million and 1.53 million years ago.

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2 Million Year Old Human Ancestors Discovered PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo Carey   
Friday, 09 January 2009 12:40

wonderwerk cave, ancestors
A research team led by Professor Michael Chazan, director of the University of Toronto's Archaeology Centre, has discovered the earliest evidence of our cave-dwelling human ancestors at the Wonderwerk Cave in South Africa.

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