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Researchers have claimed 300,000 years before the emergence of anatomically modern humans, prehistoric people chose to predominantly live on islands in the flood plains of major rivers.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:01
Neanderthals, like modern humans, had separate areas in their shelters dedicated to various activities and household chores, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 22:39
Early humans, who lived thousands of years before Neanderthals, were able to work together in groups to hunt and slaughter animals as large as the prehistoric elephant for their meat, scientists say.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 15:17
A climate model has suggested that the early humans may have left sub-Saharan Africa behind, by following a vast and fertile river system to the Mediterranean.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10:47
A new study has challenged a long-held theory that our ancestors evolved to walk on two legs to help them see farther on Africa`s vast open grasslands.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 12:46
Hairless skin among humans first evolved as a way to keep cool.
Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 15:09
Our very early ancestors in central Africa subsisted on a diet of tropical grasses and sedges between three and 3.5 million years ago, says a new finding.
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A study on genetic diversity of Indian populations has helped scientists confirm that early humans first left Africa around 60-70,000 years ago by crossing into Arabia.
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