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Eurasia

Continental landmass comprising europe and asia

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Science X staff
August 25, 2021
phys.org
The oldest genome of a modern human from the Wallacea region--the islands between western Indonesia and Papua New Guinea--indicates a previously undescribed ancient human relationship. Researchers were able to isolate sufficient genetic material from the skull of an individual buried more than 7,000 years ago on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. It belonged to a hunter-gatherer society and was interred at the site now called Leang Panninge ('Bat Cave'). A large part of the genetic code matched that of today's Papua New Guineans and Aboriginal Australians. Yet portions of the genome did not match these groups. This brings new surprises about the evolution of modern humans.
Science X staff
July 28, 2021
phys.org
An analysis of the blood types of one Denisovan and three Neanderthal individuals has uncovered new clues to the evolutionary history, health, and vulnerabilities of their populations. Silvana Condemi of the Centre National de la Research Scientifique (CNRS) and colleagues at Aix-Marseille University, France, present hese findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on July 28, 2021.
Science X staff
July 1, 2021
phys.org
Elephants and their forebears were pushed into wipeout by waves of extreme global environmental change, rather than overhunting by early humans, according to new research.
Science X staff
May 18, 2021
phys.org
A new study of ancient DNA from horse fossils found in North America and Eurasia shows that horse populations on the two continents remained connected through the Bering Land Bridge, moving back and forth and interbreeding multiple times over hundreds of thousands of years.
Kiona N. Smith
April 9, 2021
Ars Technica
One study includes DNA from the son of Neanderthal and Homo sapiens parents.
Science X staff
April 8, 2021
phys.org
Along the Tian Shan and Alay mountain ranges of Central Asia, sheep and other domestic livestock form the core economy of contemporary life. Although it was here that the movements of their ancient predecessors helped to shape the great trade networks of the Silk Road, domestic animals were thought to have come relatively late to the region. A new study, published today in the journal Nature Human Behaviour, reveals that the roots of animal domestication in Central Asia stretch back at least 8,000 years--making the region one of the oldest continuously inhabited pastoral landscapes in the world.
Dan Avery
April 7, 2021
Mail Online
Dog remains at a Bronze Age site in Spain show many canines ate cereals like millet and almost no meat. The carb-heavy menu helped with herding cattle and other strenuous tasks, researchers say.
Riley Black
February 24, 2021
Smithsonian Magazine
A 10,000-year-old dog bone was found in an Alaskan cave near a site with human remains
Joe Pinkstone
April 7, 2021
Mail Online
Analysis of a 45,000 year old skull reveals a woman was among the first batch of Homo sapiens to live in Eurasia after our species migrated out of Africa.
Astana Club
February 25, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Astana Club, uno de los foros geopolíticos más valorados para Europa y Asia, anuncia la última edición de la clasificación internacional...
Tom Metcalfe
January 13, 2021
NBC News
Prehistoric dire wolves were not closely related to modern wolves, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
Ryan Morrison
November 2, 2020
Mail Online
Iain McKenchnie and colleagues from the Hakai Institute in British Columbia, Canada, examined the records of more than 170,000 canine bones dug up at 210 sites in the Pacific northwest.
Andrew L. Hipp
July 14, 2020
Scientific American
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By Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline
May 21, 2020
Mail Online
Mathematicians used the enormous processing power of the IBS supercomputer Aleph to simulate what happened throughout Eurasia around 40,000 years ago.
By Ryan Morrison For Mailonline
December 19, 2019
Mail Online
The fossilised roots were found at the bottom of a quarry in the small town of Cairo - and would have been at its peak during a time when the majority of life on Earth was in the oceans.
Jenna Marshall
September 18, 2019
phys.org
Seven thousand years ago, societies across Eurasia began to show signs of lasting divisions between haves and have-nots. In new research published in the journal Antiquity, scientists chart the precipitous surge of prehistoric inequality and trace its economic origins back to the adoption of ox-drawn plows.
Michael Cortie
August 28, 2019
Gizmodo Australia
Mention tin and most people would think of the typical tin can, used to preserve foods you store in your cupboards. Tin is used here to help protect the can against corrosion (although not all cans today contain tin)....
By Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline
August 27, 2019
Mail Online
Parasite was dug up in a cave in the mountainous Catamarca Province on the southern Puna plateau of northern Argentina.
NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR
April 10, 2019
www.nytimes.com
The more fossils we find, the more we learn that many kinds of humans have lived on Earth.
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