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    Caleb Strom

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    Where Did the Polynesians Really Come From?

    Oceania was the last region to be settled by humans and the last part of Oceania to be settled by humans was Polynesia. Polynesians...

    Top Ten Myths about Neanderthals

    Neanderthals are generally classified by palaeontologists as the species Homo neanderthalensis , but some consider them to be a subspecies of Homo sapiens ...

    The Battle Axe Culture: Piecing Together the Age of Crushed Skulls

    Peering into the development stages of the Neolithic cultures of Old Europe has always been a challenging task for archaeologists and scholars. Reaching so...

    How Ancient Fossil DNA Reveals the Secrets of Our Human Origins

    When the human genome was first discovered, it revealed some amazing genetic secrets – modern humans are way more complicated than we originally thought....

    Rh-Negative Blood: An Exotic Bloodline or Random Mutation?

    Most people who have the Rh blood type are Rh-positive. There are also instances, however, where people are Rh-Negative. Health problems may occur for...

    How the Ancients Accessed Genetic Memory and Savant-Like Abilities

    The concept known as “genetic memory” is much less studied and far more controversial than what we know as “regular” memory. Whilst there are...

    Star Gazing at Cheomseongdae – East Asia’s Oldest Observatory

    The Korean peninsula is known for many things. One thing that may be less well known about Korean culture is its contribution to world...

    Were Other Humans the First Victims of the Sixth Mass Extinction?

    Nick Longrich / The Conversation 300,000 years ago, nine human species walked the Earth. Now there’s just one. The Neanderthals,  Homo neanderthalensis ,...

    Did Autism Make the Denisovans Savants of the Prehistoric Age?

    A new genetic study hints strongly that the Denisovans, who roamed the earth down to end of the last ice age, possessed autistic skills,...

    The Stone Age: The First 99 Percent of Human History

    The Stone Age is the longest period of human history, lasting from 2.6 million years ago to about 5,000 years ago. It is also...

    DNA of 5,000-Year-Old Woman Links Modern Indians to Ancient Indus Valley Civilization

    Ancient DNA from India’s Rakhigarhi archaeological site is telling volumes about the destiny of the mysterious Indus Valley Civilization. Around 3000 BC, Neolithic...

    The Ancient Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita, Song of God

    The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important religious texts in Hinduism as well as one of the most seminal religious texts in...

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