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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
People who are born in an aggressive environment may pass on traits making it more likely for future generations to react to certain situations in a violent manner, according to a research...
More on history AND: research
Friday, October 18, 2013
After eight years spent studying a 1.8-million-year-old skull uncovered in the republic of Georgia, scientists have made a discovery that may rewrite the evolutionary history of our human genus Hom...
More on history AND: human science
More Articles about: history
September 30, 2013
Climate change is often seen as a recent phenomenon, but its roots are actually far older – the effects of human activity on the global climate have been discussed for more than 150 years.
September 13, 2013
By William Feeney
The Silk Road snaked across continents for more than a thousand years, sha...
April 28, 2013
The 45-minute show takes viewers 14,000 years back in time. This is besides a ride through the dinosaur era. One can also travel around in time and traverse through Egypt and Sumeria and the ruins in southeastern Turkey that were discovered recently
June 21, 2012
Molecular and isotope analysis of absorbed food residues on potsherds revealed the details
August 24, 2010
Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler may have had Jewish and African ancestors, according to DNA tests.
Saliva samples taken from 39 relatives of Hitler show he probably had biological links...
February 11, 2010
The ancient man, found in Greenland, had many physical characteristics typical of those from northeast AsiaFor the first time ever the genome of an ancient human has been studied. The about...
September 24, 2013
By Akshat Rathi, The Conversation
According to British historian Arnold Toynbee,...
August 1, 2013
Excerpts from science, technology, environment and health reports from around the web.
October 21, 2012
We have to inculcate in people a proper scientific temper and help them use science and technology to rise out of their misery. »
March 29, 2011
Though our early ancestors used stone tools for more than two million years, certain techniques used for shaping them into more potent weapons are of relatively recent innovation. Pressure f...
June 18, 2010
Two distinct groups from Asia settled in the New World and not one single migration as suggested by previous genetic studies, experts said recently after comparing the skulls of early Americ...
October 6, 2009
Italian scientists claim that the Shroud of Turin is a medieval fake after they reproduced the cloth that is believed to have covered Jesus’ tomb.The 14 feet shroud bears the reversed...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.