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Stone Age Site Saved

A Stone Age archaeological site in South Africa has been saved from the threat of diamond mining. The site, called Canteen Kopje, …


The Domesticated Hominin

“I do not think any spectacle can be more interesting, than the first sight of Man in his primitive wildness.” —Charles Darwin, …


Survival of the Socially Fittest

Humans (Homo sapiens) may have caused the extinction of Neanderthals (Homo neanderthalensis) because of our greater talent for social innovation and tool …


Past Imperfect

Let’s start with some old dirt. Who were the first people to arrive in North America more than 12,000 years ago? Did …