News Articles about Everyday Life

News stories about human life, archaeology, anthropology, palaeoanthropology, philosophy and history of science...

25 August 2011

Research suggests that early hominids of the species <i>Homo erectus</i>, which lived between 1.8 and 1.5...

04 August 2011

Humans descend from a line of sun-lovers, researchers have shown. A new technique can reveal the historical density of...

19 June 2011

By learning from pterosaurs we may be able to make aircrafts more manouverable.

10 June 2011

A Nature paper reveals an exciting fossil story that shows some very strange extinct marine invertebrates called...

26 May 2011

People who take part in or attend 'cultural' activities tend to have better physical and mental health...

22 May 2011

Gossip you hear about others affects whether you even see them, a new study has shown.

18 May 2011

Imagine a group of British Army Air Corps pilots flying over the deserts of the Near East in the early years of the...

18 May 2011

Earlier this month, a major conference was held at the Geological Society in London to discuss something that will not...

19 April 2011

Naked Archaeologist Simcha Jakobovici claims to have found candidates for some cross nails, or nails from the cross.

19 April 2011

There’s been a discovery in Central Texas that’s stirring-up the debate on the first peopling of the Americas....

19 April 2011

Paddling across the pond, this next news story talks about the famous ‘Nichoria Bone’, a large fossil of an extinct...

19 April 2011

Archaeologists working in Derbyshire have this month reported the discovery of a mass grave on an Iron Age hill fort....

19 April 2011

It looks like diggers have found what could be one of the largest archaeological sites in England. And it’s been hidden...

17 April 2011

Researchers have found evidence to suggest that life evolved on land much earlier than previously thought...

15 April 2011

Killer dinosaurs may have hunted mainly under cover of darkness.

27 February 2011

The bones of people who died up to a hundred years ago are being used in the development of new treatments for chronic...

16 January 2011

The problem of how we might feed the earth’s population in the future has come under further scrutiny this week with...

14 November 2010

As any parents, aunties or uncles know full well, kids get much more tired out simply walking around than adults do,...

24 October 2010

Archaeologists working a several sites across Europe have found evidence that our stone age ancestors were more partial...

17 September 2010

Stone-tipped arrows thought to be 64,000 years old have been found in the Sibundu Cave in South Africa. Lyn Wadley...

17 August 2010

The earliest evidence of tool-use by human ancestors has been found in Ethiopia.

17 August 2010

Britain's oldest house was unearthed in Yorkshire. Identified by radiocarbing dating to be from 8,500BC, it is 500...

17 August 2010

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