Archaeology and hominin evolution:
Robust australopithecines were indeed relatives, shows CT scan ··> SD.
Neanderthals also exploited seafood resources, as early as H. sapiens ··> El Neandertal tonto ¡qué timo![es].
Looters and bureaucracy destroy a Solutrean site in Andalusia (Higueral-Guardia cave). Sadly enough, it was a lot easier for looters to access the unprotected cave illegally than for archaeologists to do so legally ··> Pileta de Prehistoria[es].
What more classical troglodyte imagery than skulls on sticks? Sadly archaeology had never produced such artifacts... until now: Epipaleolithic Swedes had them ··> Pileta de Prehistoria[en].
Fascinating 'Nazca lines' found in Arabia ··> Live Science.
More Neolithic remains from Yesilova (Izmir, Turkey) ··> Daily News.
Remember the first pampooty shoe (or abarka) found in Areni 1 cave (Armenia)? It has now also produced a skirt ··> News.am.
Bronze Age's stone anchors from the Black Sea ··> Novinite.
Fscinating 3D reconstructions of Stonehenge, Woodhenge, etc. ··> The Heritage Journal.
|Stanton Drew reconstruction|
Cahokia Mounds researched in some depth finally ··> BND.
Clay disks from Alaska ··> Art Daily.
Bronze Age haploid DNA from North China yields no surprises (mtDNA: D4, D*, M7c, A4, F1b, G1a, M9a, M10 and M8z; Y-DNA: N1c and O3) ··> Dienekes.
First Aboriginal Australian genome sequenced ··> Dienekes.
Epigenetic evolution: Arabidopsis thaliana does it all the time, what about humans? ··> SD.
Quite impressive stuff these days:
Speed of light may not be the ultimate speed limit: neutrinos found going faster. It also challenges the unidirectionality of time ··> Al Jazeera, BBC.
|LHC, where the barriers of science are broken|
Dark matter challenged by dwarf galaxies ··> BBC.
|Dwarf galaxy getting cocky|
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