300,000-year-old hearth found
Humans, by most estimates, discovered fire over a million years ago. But when did they really begin to control fire and use it for their daily needs? That question – one which is central to the subject ...
Giant prehistoric elephant slaughtered by early humans
Research by a University of Southampton archaeologist suggests that early humans, who lived thousands of years before Neanderthals, were able to work together in groups to hunt and slaughter animals as large ...
A flair for imperfections
To most people, a useless flint axe is just that. To archaeologist Sigrid Alræk Dugstad, it is a source of information about Stone Age children.
Scientists provide more accurate age for the El Sidron cave Neanderthals
A study has been able to accurately determine the age of the Neanderthal remains found in the El Sidrón cave (Asturias, Spain) for which previous studies had provided inexact measurements. The application ...
Stone Age hunters used the environment to improve standard of living
(Phys.org)—Extraordinary evidence showing that Stone Age people were more than just hunters has been found at a threatened archaeological site on the Severn Estuary.
Dig discovers ancient Britons were earliest North Europeans
(PhysOrg.com) -- A University College London archaeologist is part of a team who have unearthed the earliest evidence of human occupation in Britain.