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Researchers look for dawn of human information sharing

Every day, information washes over the world like so much weather. From casual conversations, tweets, texts, emails, advertisements and news stories, humanity processes countless discrete pieces of socially transmitted information.

Where were all the women in the Stone Age?

Were there any women around in the Palaeolithic Era? If popular culture is any guide you'd think not. And even archaeology itself has a long way to go to address a deeply ingrained bias towards men.

Our hominid ancestors made and used tools

Neil Norman found the tools when he and Bruce Larson were walking down the local wadi, a usually dry watercourse that hadn't moved much in a long, long time.

Archaeology team makes world-first tool discovery

How smart were human-like species of the Stone Age? New research published in the Journal of Archaeological Science by a team led by paleoanthropologist April Nowell of the University of Victoria reveals surprisingly sophisticated ...

Digs uncover buildings in Cyprus' 11,000-year-old village

Recent archaeological digs have uncovered more than 20 round buildings in what is believed to be Cyprus' earliest known village, dating as far back as the 9th century B.C., the east Mediterranean island's Department of Antiquities ...

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