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The old school timeline, still widely taught, went something like this: Homo sapiens evolved into a distinct species from earlier hominins about 200,000 years ago in Africa and became anatomically modern humans (AMHs) about 100,000 years ago. Then, a

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If a settlement is ever reached between Israel and the Palestinian Arabs, under the so-called Road Map for Peace, due to reach its conclusion in 2005, it is likely Qumran will fall into the area of a new Palestinian State and one of the most importan

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In his poems of the Iliad, the Greek Philosopher Homer introduces us to the mythical city of Troy, which remained a curiosity to many until the late 1870s when Heinrich Schliemann, on a hunch, began excavating the remains of an ancient city in Turkey

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Berger was overseeing a team of 60 people, some of whom were 18 meters below ground gathering fossils. "This was day two. Lives were in danger. This was the beginning of my hair turning really white," says Berger, of the University of the Witwate

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he study by The Australian National University (ANU) found Homo floresiensis, dubbed "the hobbits" due to their small stature, were most likely a sister species of Homo habilis?"one of the earliest known species of human found in Africa 1.75 milli

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In an announcement sure to spark a firestorm of controversy, researchers say they've found signs of ancient humans in California between 120,000 and 140,000 years ago - more than a hundred thousand years before humans were thought to exist anywhe

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The markings suggest that a swarm of comet fragments hit Earth at the exact same time that a mini-ice age struck, changing the entire course of human history. Scientists have speculated for decades that a comet could be behind the sudden fall in temp

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