Were Paleolithic European Cave Paintings Made By Neanderthals?

A new paper in the journal Science questions if it were Neanderthals or humans who created the oldest known artworks found in the caves of Europe. The lead author is Alistair W.G. Pike who worked with Joao Zilhao and nine other authors on this study. The authors addressed this question in, "U-Series Dating of Paleolithic Art in 11 Caves... Continue Reading →

More Older, Maybe Even The Earliest, Dates For The Occupation Of South America

Dienekes briefly introduced a new paper which attempted to reassess the age of the earliest human settlements in southern Chile and Argentina through radiocarbon dating. This is an important anthropological paper since the dates on peopling of Americas are being pushed back further and further. You may remember the seaweed analysis from Monte Verde, Chile... Continue Reading →

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