Anthropology

Australopithecus Africanus Likely Breastfed For A Year

If you insist your baby has to breastfeed for a year you have a cultural heritage to justify it. Extinct species such as Australopithecus africanus likely breastfed for that long. How could scholars determine how long A. africanus  breastfed? Like trees, t ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 28 2019 - 12:18pm

Ancient Civilizations Messed Up The Planet Long Before You

Celebrities and environmentalist jetting off to exotic locations to talk about climate change, renewable energy, and organic food may make you feel like the modern world is killing the planet but a huge collaborative study reveals that early humans across ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 30 2019 - 1:07am

Vikings Blamed For Disappearance Of Icelandic Walrus

No matter how far back in recorded time you go, you were once an intruder. Native Americans of 1800 were genetically different from the natives who lived in North America of 1600, who had little in common with those 1400. Yet none of them were original set ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 15 2019 - 1:58pm

Oxen Were The Robots Taking Human Jobs 7,000 Years Ago- And They Created Economic Inequality

Though there is far less economic equality in America than at any point in history- poor people in America live in more square footage per person than the middle class in France, not to mention the low cost of food, TVs, and cell phones- there is a longing ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 18 2019 - 10:16am

Chronic Ear Infections May Have Wiped Out Neanderthals

Anthropologists have long speculated about why neanderthals while Homo sapiens thrived? Was it some sort of plague specific only to Neanderthals? A cataclysmic event in their homelands? A new paper in Anatomical Record posits that it was not some exotic pa ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 19 2019 - 8:00am