Neanderthals And Humans Were at War For Over 100,000 Years, Evidence Shows. Around 600,000 years ago, humanity split in two.
One group stayed in Africa, evolving into us. The other struck out overland, into Asia, then Europe, becoming Homo neanderthalensis – the Neanderthals. They weren't our ancestors, but a sister species, evolving in parallel. Neanderthals fascinate us because of what they tell us about ourselves – who we were, and who we might have become. It's tempting to see them in idyllic terms, living peacefully with nature and each other, like Adam and Eve in the Garden. If so, maybe humanity's ills – especially our territoriality, violence, wars – aren't innate, but modern inventions. Biology and palaeontology paint a darker picture. Top predators Predatory land mammals are territorial, especially pack-hunters.
This territoriality has deep roots in humans. Ancient Beringians, A Discovery Changing Early Native American History. A scientific illustration of the Upward Sun River camp in what is now Interior Alaska.
(Illustration: Eric S. Carlson in collaboration with Ben A. Potter) Ancient Skeleton With World's Oldest... - Emre Murat Varlık. Archaeologists Found That Neanderthals Made String 50,000 Years Ago, Suggesting They Were Smarter Than We Thought. Archaeologists have unearthed more evidence that Neanderthals were smarter than we previously believed.
According to newly found materials, our human brethren were making the world’s first string 50,000 years ago. The oldest-known cord fragments prior to this discovery were found in Israel, and were made some 19,000 years ago. The find comes from an archaeological site called Abri du Maras in southeastern France, where Neanderthals lived between 90,000 and 42,000 years ago. “The idea that Neanderthals were cognitively inferior to modern humans is becoming increasingly untenable,” researchers say in an article documenting their finds published in Scientific Reports.
200,000 year old city found in Southern Africa may rewrite history. In South Africa, about 150 km west of port Maputo, Mozambique, a giant stone city has been discovered.
It became possible to determine the age of the site by measuring the erosion rate of the dolerite. Scottish Farmer Discovers 5,000-Year-Old Lost City - A farmer from Scotland discovered something amazing about ancient Scotland buried in the sand dunes of one of the northernmost islands of the country.
He found a large stone that didn’t look like it belonged in its environment. When the farmer inspected the stone, he got quite a surprise. Oldest ever human genetic evidence retrieved from 800,000-year-old fossil. Genetic information from an 800,000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time.
2,000-Year-Old Green Mask Discovered Inside Ancient Pyramid. Mexico is filled with incredible archeology that gives clues about its rich pre-Columbian history.
One of the most impressive structures, the Pyramid of the Sun, is full of new surprises. As the largest building in Teotihuacan, archaeologists have been continuously studying the structure, which was built around 100 CE. Though few artifacts have been found on-site, in 2011 a surprising discovery was made by researchers from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).
Origin story: Rewriting human history through DNA. For most of our evolutionary history—for most of the time anatomically modern humans have been on Earth—we've shared the planet with other species of humans.
It's only been in the last 30,000 years, the mere blink of an evolutionary eye, that modern humans have occupied the planet as the sole representative of the hominin lineage. But we carry evidence of these other species with us. Lurking within our genome are traces of genetic material from a variety of ancient humans that no longer exist. These traces reveal a long history of intermingling, as our direct ancestors encountered—and mated with—archaic humans. As we use increasingly complex technologies to study these genetic connections, we are learning not only about these extinct humans but also about the larger picture of how we evolved as a species. Joshua Akey, a professor in the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, is spearheading efforts to understand this larger picture.
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Now there is just one. The Neanderthals, Homo neanderthalensis, were stocky hunters adapted to Europe's cold steppes. Scientists: Geological evidence shows the Great Sphinx is 800,000 years old. One of the most mysterious and enigmatic monuments on the surface of the planet is without a doubt the Great Sphinx at the Giza plateau in Egypt.
It is an ancient construction that has baffled researchers ever since its discovery and until today, no one has been able to accurately date the Sphinx, since there are no written records or mentions in the past about it. Now, two Ukrainian researchers have proposed a new provocative theory where the two scientists propose that the Great Sphinx of Egypt is around 800,000 years old. A Revolutionary theory that is backed up by science.
'Priceless' 2,800-year-old Ancient Treasure Found In The Mountains Of Kazakhstan. The recently found treasure trove has been described as priceless by the team of archaeologists that made the discovery. ‘Priceless’ 2,800-year-old Ancient Treasure Found In The Mountains Of Kazakhstan A stunning discovery has been made in the mountains of Kazakhstan. Archaeological mystery: Researchers discover tools that predate the first humans. This incredible discovery pushes the previously known date of handheld tools back by at least 700,000 yearsThe 3.3 million-year-old tools were found in north-west Kenya A group of American paleontologists discovered a set of carved tools at an archaeological site belonging to the Pliocene, more than 3.3 million years ago.
From Smithsonian.com: “Approximately 3.3 million years ago someone began chipping away at a rock by the side of a river. Eventually, this chipping formed the rock into a tool used, perhaps, to prepare meat or crack nuts. And this technological feat occurred before humans even showed up on the evolutionary scene.” Enigmatic skull could be the oldest modern human outside Africa. Människor har funnits i Europa längre än vi trott. Fossilfynd pekar på okänd människoart - Nyheter (Ekot) I en grotta vid foten av Sierra Madre-bergen på ön Luzon har 13 fossil av ben och tänder hittats, men inga skallfragment.
Forskarna kallar den utdöda människoarten för Homo luzonensis. Det är andra gången sedan millennieskiftet som en tidigare gren av människofamiljen har påträffats i sydöstra Asien. I en grotta på den indonesiska ön Flores grävdes 2003 fram fossil av dvärgmänniskan Homo floresiensis. Ibéricos descendem na maioria de povos das estepes russas, revela estudo genético. O estudo, publicado na revista Science, foi liderado pela Harvard Medical School, dos Estados Unidos, e pelo Instituto de Biologia Evolutiva, de Barcelona, Espanha, tendo a colaboração de um total de 111 investigadores, incluindo portugueses, da Universidade do Minho, da Universidade de Coimbra e da Universidade de Lisboa.
Num comunicado, a Universidade do Minho (UM) diz que a região ibérica é agora, provavelmente, a mais bem caracterizada do mundo ao nível do ADN humano antigo. Artificial Intelligence Has Found an Unknown 'Ghost' Ancestor in The Human Genome. What Killed Off Ancient Human "Hobbits"? New Research Suggests Three Dramatic Scenarios. Measuring just 1 meter (3.3 feet) tall with brains the size of modern chimpanzees, Homo floresiensis once called the remote Indonesian island of Flores home. More popularly known as the “hobbit” people, new research published in the Journal of Human Evolution suggests these ancient humans died out some 50,000 years ago because of a disastrous trifecta of dramatic events.
First described in 2004, H. floresiensis remains were found during a 1965 archaeological excavation conducted in a limestone cave called Liang Bua on the island of Flores. The island itself is prone to dwarfism not just in humans, but also in animals like the pygmy elephant. Archaeologists had believed the pygmy people had lived alongside modern humans for tens of thousands of years, before dying out as recently as 13,000 years ago. But in 2016, research found they actually died off right around the time Homo sapiens arrived on the island. 10 Mysterious Extinct Human Species. Did Mushrooms Play a Role in the Evolution of Human Consciousness? - Paul Stamets. Paul Stamets is a mycologist, author and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal fungi. In this animation he describes the incredible properties of fungi as well as an overview of how mushrooms could have played a massive role in the evolution of human consciousness.
Full conversation between Paul and Joe Rogan can be heard via Part 2 above. Paul did want to issue one correction: Folks, On this broadcast, I made a misstatement. Although the divergence of basidiomycota is estimated to be as far back at 1.2 billion years ago, the fossil, Gondwanagaricities magnificus is estimated to be more than 100 million years old. "Molecular clock estimates suggest the divergence of the Basidiomycota around 500 Ma to 1.2 billion years  and G. magnificus establishes the earliest calibration point so far for the Agaricales, with a new minimum age of 113–120 Ma.”
“Mushrooms come up and disappear in four to five days. 85,000-year-old Homo sapiens bone found in Saudi Arabia rewrites human history - Archaeology. A single finger bone found in Saudi Arabia dated to 85,000 years has been definitively identified as human, and is changing the paradigm of human migration out of Africa. The unexpected discovery at Al Wusta – today a site in the heart of the Al-Nefud desert – shows that modern humans left Africa much earlier than had been thought, in multiple waves. This Face Changes the Human Story. But How?
New footprint finds on Crete challenge our understanding of when humans began walking upright. First modern Britons had 'dark to black' skin, Cheddar Man DNA analysis reveals. Large Carnivores May Have Scavenged on Neanderthals, Study Finds. The teeth were found at the same dig site that previously showed possible evidence of cannibalism. In 1969, construction workers found an alleged 200,000-year-old antediluvian structure in Oklahoma. In 19690, construction workers in Oklahoma stumbled across a structure that according to many could rewrite history. Ancient Anunnaki Civilization Discovered In South Africa – This Changes History Forever! It has long been thought that the great pyramid of Giza is the most significant structure that is over 5000 years old, and the famous megalithic temples in Malta is substantial at over 3000 years old. These civilizations have also been considered among the most advanced of the ancient world.
Businessinsider. 500 years before the Egyptians, an ancient civilization in Peru built incredible Pyramids. The Egyptians weren’t the first to build Pyramids. Ancient Skull Found In China Challenges Current Evolutionary Theories. Every now and then there's a new piece of evidence that shakes up what we thought we knew about the origin of our species. Prehistoric teeth fossils dating back 9.7 million years 'could rewrite human history' A 130,000-Year-Old Mastodon Threatens to Upend Human History. The Great Forgetting: You Probably Haven't Heard about It But It Completely Affects Your Life.
Bronze Age Women Explorers Were Key To Exchanging Cultural Ideas As Men Stayed At Home. 5.7-Million-Year-Old Hominin Footprints Challenge Human Evolutionary Timeline. 10 Mysterious Extinct Human Species. 13-million-year-old skull answers questions about the origins of the human species. There Were Far More Neanderthals Than Previously Thought. In Neanderthal DNA, Signs of a Mysterious Human Migration - The New York Times.
Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa, scientists find. Oldest Homo sapiens bones ever found shake foundations of the human story. Some Pacific Islanders Have DNA Not Linked To Any Known Human Ancestor. Svt. This Mysterious Ape-Human Just Added a Twist to the Human Story. Mysterious Village Discovered In Canada Is 10,000 Years Older Than The Pyramids. New Ancient “Mystery Human” Discovered Shakes Up Theory Of Evolution – Collective Evolution. Complex life could have existed on Earth at least once before. What Happened Before History? Human Origins. Människor i Tornedalen för 10 600 år sedan - P4 Norrbotten.
Human Evolution Timeline Interactive. The Zoroastrian Texts Of Ancient Persia, Underground Cities & What They Reveal About Advanced Ancient Civilizations – Collective Evolution. Earth - Why are we the only human species still alive? Earth - Why are we the only human species still alive? 16,700-Year-Old Tools Found in Texas Change Known History of North America. The Astonishing Age of a Neanderthal Cave Construction Site. 17 Out-of-Place Artifacts Said to Suggest High-Tech Prehistoric Civilizations Existed.
20 History Questions They Refuse To Answer In School. Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity. Otis Art History 01 - Prehistoric Cave Paintings. Ancient humans. Did An Ancient Mega-tsunami Crash Into Madagascar? New Evidence Lost Civilizations Really Existed. Fossil human traces line to modern Asians. The origins of human beings according to ancient Sumerian texts.
Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas. First Americans. DNA Analysis of Paracas Elongated Skulls Released: Unknown To Any Human, Primate, or Animal. Study confirms that Neanderthals and humans got it on. Cosmic Inflation Explained. Symphony of Science - Secret of the Stars. Bill Nye - The Joy of Discovery - by Melodysheep. The Nephilim In The Ohio Valley! - Anunnaki/Human "Hybrids" in Ancient North American Indian Tribes! Huge Underwater Pyramid Discovered Near Portugal – The Navy is Investigating. Aliens Created Neanderthal, not Modern Humans - History/Discovery Channel - What is Anthropology. Artifacts of the Lost Global Civilization.
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