Author: Lea Surugue

Ritual Sacrifice May Have Shaped Dog Domestication

Lea Surugue , September 6th, 2018

[no-caption] Marc Lester/Getty Images In the Siberian Arctic, the Ob River flows lazily across vast, cold stretches of tundra. In the city of Salekhard, Russia, where it meets…


Why This Paleolithic Burial Site Is So Strange (and So Important)

Lea Surugue , February 22nd, 2018

Ivory beads and ochre—affixed to the pelvic bones of a child—likely decorated the burial clothing of this 10-year-old interred at Sunghir some 34,000 years ago. E. Trinkaus/Trinkaus and…