Saturday, March 05, 2016

Paleolithic Papers

Modern Humans (Homo sapiens):

The relationships between dogs and people gets explored, including human-dog burials at Lake Baikal in Russia.

Bone tools have been found from 45,000 years ago in China. This had been restricted to Africa only before at this time.

Neandertals (Homo neanderthalensis):

Neandertals used manganese dioxide to start fires, not just as body paint.

Balanica Hominin:

The Balanica Hominin has been found to be neither modern human  (modern or Pleistocene Homo sapiens) or Neandertal.

Paranthropus bosei:

The diet of P bosei has been inferred from biomarkers.

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