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Anthropology

Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives. Homo Heidelbergensis, Dna, Latest Science News, In China, Early Humans, Historical Maps, Charles Darwin, History Facts, Ancient History

How China is rewriting the book on human origins

Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives.

Experts believe that Neanderthals and modern humans shared a common ancestor in Africa. Around years ago early Neanderthals left Africa and headed for Europe and Asia. However, our ancestors stayed behind, and evolved into modern humans. Charles Darwin, Early Humans, Human Evolution, We Are The World, Prehistory, Historical Maps, African American History, Ancient Civilizations, World History

How there's a bit of Neanderthal in all of us: DNA link to cavemen revealed

An astonishing study has discovered that the ancestors of white Europeans and Asians bred with Neanderthals tens of thousands of years ago.

The Archaeology News Network: Scientists turn migration theory on its head Clovis People, Archaeology News, University Of Utah, Out Of Africa, Native American History, Historical Maps, World History, Ancient History, Geology

Scientists turn migration theory on its head

Two U.S. scientists have published a radical new theory about when, where and how humans migrated to the New World, arguing that the peopling of the Americas may have begun via Canada's High Arctic islands and the Northwest Passage -- much farther north and at least 10,000 years earlier than generally believed. The hypothesis -- described as "speculative" but "plausible" by the researchers themselves -- appears in the latest issue of the journal Current Biology, which features a special…

Map depicting early human migrations out of Africa. Scientists now are dating a mass migration back INTO Africa occurred approximately years ago. Early Humans, First Humans, African Origins, Homo, Human Evolution, Out Of Africa, World History, History Online, Ancient History

Here’s How Genetics Helped Crack the History of Human Migration

Over the past 25 years, scientists have supported the view that modern humans left Africa around 50,000 years ago, spreading to different parts of the world by replacing resident human species like the Neanderthals. However, rapid advances in genetic sequencing have opened up a whole new window into the past, suggesting that human history is much more complicated.

After the Ice - Maps of Early European Migrations - After the Indo-European glacial migration - Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, La Migration, European Languages, European History, American History, Pre History

After the Ice – Maps of Early European Migrations

During the last Ice Age, the Paleolithic cultures of Europe were naturally barred from the Asian part of the Eurasian continent by the large ice sheets, the Ural mountains, a Caspian Sea three time…

La Micoque in the Vézère Valley, a Neanderthal site inhabited between and and most ancient prehistoric deposit known to date in Périgord European History, World History, Ancient History, Ancient Art, Art History, La Quina, Early Humans, Greatest Mysteries, Chapelle

One of science’s greatest mysteries deepens: Did humans kill off Neanderthals?

Sometime in the late Pleistocene period, humans and Neanderthals are believed to have lived together. Only one species still exists, and people who study human…

Map of Human migration in history throughout the world -- with a link to The Genographic Project conducted by National Geographic. Via Amazing Science World History, Family History, History Online, Ap Human Geography, Human Genome, Human Evolution, Historical Maps, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient History

The Human Journey

This month’s National Geographic has a nice article in it about the DNA variation in the population of New York. The article is illustrated by a nicely designed projection of the world which tracks the paths of human migration. A...

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A Walk Through Time

This map visualizes the estimated timeline of early human migration out of our ancestral African “Eden” and across the globe.

100,000-Year-Old Fossilized Footprints Track Neanderthals' Trip to Spanish Coast | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine History Museum, World History, Rare Photos, Vintage Photos, Aquatic Birds, Science Daily, Early Humans, Animal Tracks

100,000-Year-Old Fossilized Footprints Track Neanderthals' Trip to Spanish Coast

Some of the imprints appear to have been left by a child "jumping irregularly as though dancing," researchers say

Some of Europe's Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly Related to Native Americans | Science | Smithsonian Magazine World History, Family History, Human Fossils, Genome Sequencing, Mass Spectrometry, Early Humans, Living In Europe, Present Day

Some of Europe's Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly Related to Native Americans

Genome sequencing shows some individuals share family ties with surprising populations, and all boast plenty of Neanderthal relatives

Pandemics

Did the Black Death Rampage Across the World a Century Earlier Than Previously Thought? | History | Smithsonian Magazine Science Daily, Black Death, New Thought, The More You Know, World History, Archaeology, Social Studies, Change The World, Medieval

Did the Black Death Rampage Across the World a Century Earlier Than Previously Thought?

Scholar Monica Green combined the science of genetics with the study of old texts to reach a new hypothesis about the plague

Why This Pandemic Won't Be the Last | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian Magazine First Health, Image News, Science News, Public Health, World History, Genetics, Ecology, Magazine, Magazines

Why This Pandemic Won't Be the Last

Smithsonian biological anthropologist Sabrina Sholts says Covid-19 illustrates that what makes us human also makes us more vulnerable to global contagions

Heroes

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Vikings

Did Vikings Host Ragnarök Rituals at Surtshellir? | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Bbc History, World History, Icelandic Sagas, Islamic World, Viking Age, Norse Mythology, 12th Century, End Of The World, Far Away

Did Vikings Host Rituals Designed to Stop Ragnarök in This Volcanic Cave?

New findings at a cavern in Iceland point to decades of elite ceremonial activity aimed at preventing the apocalypse

Ancient History

40 Facts About the Glorious Rise and Brutal Fall of Constantinople European History, Art History, American History, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Egyptian Goddess, Egyptian Mythology

40 Facts About the Glorious Rise and Brutal Fall of Constantinople

Istanbul, still called Constantinople in Greek, is a UNESCO world heritage site thanks to its rich history and beautiful, ancient architecture. Istanbul, or Constantinople, has passed through numerous civilizations’ hands from Greek settlers to the Roman Empire and the Ottomans. It was the seat of power for the Byzantine Empire, the eastern and later surviving […]

Archaeologists have uncovered genetic evidence that rewrites a fundamental aspect of American history skitched Native American Wisdom, Native American History, American Indians, Physical Properties, Historical Maps, Earth Science, World History, Ancient History, Genetics

Archaeologists have uncovered genetic evidence that rewrites a fundamental aspect of American history

A new archaeological study says the first Americans probably did not arrive via that Bering land bridge you learned about in high school.

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Know : The History of Life on Earth in one Page

Time Event 4.6 billion years: The Sun formed from the gravitational collapse of a region within a large molecular cloud. Most of the matter gathered in the center (Sun), while the rest flatten…

Holocaust

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European History

Map of post glacial Europe shows human settlements and environmental zones of Europe 9000 years ago European History, Ancient History, British History, Art Rupestre, France Culture, Human Settlement, Map Globe, Fantasy Map, Old Maps

Maptitude

This map shows the human settlements and environmental zones of Europe ca. 9000 years ago.

Wars

National WWI Memorial Debuts in Washington, D.C. | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine American Indian Wars, Mexican American War, National Mall, National Parks, Sculpture Stand, Global Conflict, National Cemetery, Memorial Park, World War One

How D.C.'s Newly Unveiled WWI Memorial Commemorates the Global Conflict

The space's central feature, a 60-foot-long wall of remembrance, remains unfinished

Ancient Rome

Latrine at Ephesus, (Turkey). They were part of the Scholastica Baths and built in the AD. They were the public toilets of the city. There was an entrance fee to use them. © Carole Raddato They obviously weren't built for American butts. Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Roman Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Pompeii Ruins, Rome Antique, Ephesus

How the Romans did their business: images of Latrines throughout the Roman world FOLLOWING HADRIAN

In Roman times, toilets used to be a public and convivial place. An epigram from Martial reveals just how public privies were among the most frequented places in the city for socializing: “In…

The long straight roads built by the Romans wherever they conquered have, in many cases, become just as famous names in history as their greatest emperors and generals. Building upon more ancient … Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Greece, Roman History, European History, American History, Rome Antique

Roman Roads

The Romans built roads over ancient routes and created a huge number of new ones. Engineers were audacious in their plans to join one point to another in as direct a line as possible whatever the difficulties...

'Miraculously' Well-Preserved Ceremonial Chariot Found at Villa Outside of Pompeii | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Roman Chariot, Pyroclastic Flow, Ancient Pompeii, Roman City, Fancy Cars, Everyday Activities, Archaeological Site, Ancient Romans, Preserves

'Miraculously' Well-Preserved Ceremonial Chariot Found at Villa Outside of Pompeii

The carriage's intricate decorations include metal medallions depicting satyrs, nymphs and cupids

Medevial Times

A Medieval Woman Wore This 'Birthing Girdle' to Protect Herself During Labor | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Wellcome Collection, Church Of England, Weird Facts, Strange Facts, 11th Century, British Library, Mother And Child, Archaeology, Medieval

A Medieval Woman Wore This 'Birthing Girdle' to Protect Herself During Labor

Researchers found traces of bodily fluids, as well as milk and other materials associated with pregnancy, on the ten-foot long parchment

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The scheduled Roman road that runs across the Pennine’s Blackstone Edge Moor, Yorkshire © Mark Moxon Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Visit, Roman Roads, Roman Britain, Roman History

A Brief Introduction to Ancient Paths and Highways

From main roads connecting towns and cities to meandering green lanes and mysterious paths to nowhere, our highways and byways are steeped in history. Freight lorries bound for the Continent still …

Latrine at Ephesus, (Turkey). They were part of the Scholastica Baths and built in the AD. They were the public toilets of the city. There was an entrance fee to use them. © Carole Raddato They obviously weren't built for American butts. Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Roman Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Pompeii Ruins, Rome Antique, Ephesus

How the Romans did their business: images of Latrines throughout the Roman world FOLLOWING HADRIAN

In Roman times, toilets used to be a public and convivial place. An epigram from Martial reveals just how public privies were among the most frequented places in the city for socializing: “In…

The long straight roads built by the Romans wherever they conquered have, in many cases, become just as famous names in history as their greatest emperors and generals. Building upon more ancient … Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Greece, Roman History, European History, American History, Rome Antique

Roman Roads

The Romans built roads over ancient routes and created a huge number of new ones. Engineers were audacious in their plans to join one point to another in as direct a line as possible whatever the difficulties...

40 Facts About the Glorious Rise and Brutal Fall of Constantinople European History, Art History, American History, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Egyptian Goddess, Egyptian Mythology

40 Facts About the Glorious Rise and Brutal Fall of Constantinople

Istanbul, still called Constantinople in Greek, is a UNESCO world heritage site thanks to its rich history and beautiful, ancient architecture. Istanbul, or Constantinople, has passed through numerous civilizations’ hands from Greek settlers to the Roman Empire and the Ottomans. It was the seat of power for the Byzantine Empire, the eastern and later surviving […]

Archaeologists have uncovered genetic evidence that rewrites a fundamental aspect of American history skitched Native American Wisdom, Native American History, American Indians, Physical Properties, Historical Maps, Earth Science, World History, Ancient History, Genetics

Archaeologists have uncovered genetic evidence that rewrites a fundamental aspect of American history

A new archaeological study says the first Americans probably did not arrive via that Bering land bridge you learned about in high school.

Map of post glacial Europe shows human settlements and environmental zones of Europe 9000 years ago European History, Ancient History, British History, Art Rupestre, France Culture, Human Settlement, Map Globe, Fantasy Map, Old Maps

Maptitude

This map shows the human settlements and environmental zones of Europe ca. 9000 years ago.

Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives. Homo Heidelbergensis, Dna, Latest Science News, In China, Early Humans, Historical Maps, Charles Darwin, History Facts, Ancient History

How China is rewriting the book on human origins

Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives.

Experts believe that Neanderthals and modern humans shared a common ancestor in Africa. Around years ago early Neanderthals left Africa and headed for Europe and Asia. However, our ancestors stayed behind, and evolved into modern humans. Charles Darwin, Early Humans, Human Evolution, We Are The World, Prehistory, Historical Maps, African American History, Ancient Civilizations, World History

How there's a bit of Neanderthal in all of us: DNA link to cavemen revealed

An astonishing study has discovered that the ancestors of white Europeans and Asians bred with Neanderthals tens of thousands of years ago.

The Archaeology News Network: Scientists turn migration theory on its head Clovis People, Archaeology News, University Of Utah, Out Of Africa, Native American History, Historical Maps, World History, Ancient History, Geology

Scientists turn migration theory on its head

Two U.S. scientists have published a radical new theory about when, where and how humans migrated to the New World, arguing that the peopling of the Americas may have begun via Canada's High Arctic islands and the Northwest Passage -- much farther north and at least 10,000 years earlier than generally believed. The hypothesis -- described as "speculative" but "plausible" by the researchers themselves -- appears in the latest issue of the journal Current Biology, which features a special…

Map depicting early human migrations out of Africa. Scientists now are dating a mass migration back INTO Africa occurred approximately years ago. Early Humans, First Humans, African Origins, Homo, Human Evolution, Out Of Africa, World History, History Online, Ancient History

Here’s How Genetics Helped Crack the History of Human Migration

Over the past 25 years, scientists have supported the view that modern humans left Africa around 50,000 years ago, spreading to different parts of the world by replacing resident human species like the Neanderthals. However, rapid advances in genetic sequencing have opened up a whole new window into the past, suggesting that human history is much more complicated.

After the Ice - Maps of Early European Migrations - After the Indo-European glacial migration - Ancient Egyptian Art, Ancient History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, La Migration, European Languages, European History, American History, Pre History

After the Ice – Maps of Early European Migrations

During the last Ice Age, the Paleolithic cultures of Europe were naturally barred from the Asian part of the Eurasian continent by the large ice sheets, the Ural mountains, a Caspian Sea three time…

La Micoque in the Vézère Valley, a Neanderthal site inhabited between and and most ancient prehistoric deposit known to date in Périgord European History, World History, Ancient History, Ancient Art, Art History, La Quina, Early Humans, Greatest Mysteries, Chapelle

One of science’s greatest mysteries deepens: Did humans kill off Neanderthals?

Sometime in the late Pleistocene period, humans and Neanderthals are believed to have lived together. Only one species still exists, and people who study human…

Did Vikings Host Ragnarök Rituals at Surtshellir? | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Bbc History, World History, Icelandic Sagas, Islamic World, Viking Age, Norse Mythology, 12th Century, End Of The World, Far Away

Did Vikings Host Rituals Designed to Stop Ragnarök in This Volcanic Cave?

New findings at a cavern in Iceland point to decades of elite ceremonial activity aimed at preventing the apocalypse

Life on Earth Image Coutery : AEON Best Picture For Life Science kindergarten For Your Taste You are Earth Science, Life Science, Science And Nature, Science Facts, Science Books, Science Education, Science Cells, Science Experiments, History Of Earth

Know : The History of Life on Earth in one Page

Time Event 4.6 billion years: The Sun formed from the gravitational collapse of a region within a large molecular cloud. Most of the matter gathered in the center (Sun), while the rest flatten…