r/science Oct 20 '21 Wholesome Hugz Take My Power Silver Helpful

Anthropology Vikings discovered America 500 years before Christopher Columbus, study claims

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Anthropology 200,000-year-old remains of close relative to modern humans found in Siberian cave

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Anthropology Lidar reveals hundreds of long-lost Maya and Olmec ceremonial centers

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r/science Oct 25 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome Hugz

Anthropology Nearly 500 Mesoamerican monuments revealed by laser mapping—many for the first time

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Anthropology The common origin of Japanese and Turkish language can be traced back to beginning of millet farming in the early Neolithic period

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Anthropology 41,500-year-old oval-shaped pendant from Stajnia Cave in Poland is the oldest decorated jewelry found in Eurasia. The findings indicate that humans were beginning to produce small and transportable art 41,500 years ago as they spread across Eurasia.

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r/science Sep 24 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome Hugz

Anthropology Newly discovered fossil footprints show humans were in North America thousands of years earlier than we thought. Scientists found 60 human footprints between 21,000 and 23,000 years old. Indicating humans occupied southern parts of the continent during the peak of the final ice age

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r/science Aug 05 '21 Hugz Silver Helpful Wholesome

Anthropology Researchers warn trends in sex selection favouring male babies will result in a preponderance of men in over 1/3 of world’s population, and a surplus of men in countries will cause a “marriage squeeze,” and may increase antisocial behavior & violence.

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r/science Aug 22 '21 Wholesome Hugz All-Seeing Upvote Facepalm Silver Helpful

Anthropology Evolution now accepted by majority of Americans

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r/science Oct 13 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome Hugz

Anthropology A document written by a Milanese friar, dated to around 1345, has been found to contain what looks like a reference to the Atlantic coast of North America – suggesting Italian sailors were already aware of the continent some 150 years before Christopher Columbus set sail for it.

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r/science Sep 15 '21 Silver Helpful Wholesome Hugz Take My Energy

Anthropology Scientists have uncovered children's hand prints from between 169,000 and 226,000 BC which they claim is now the earliest example found of art done on rock surfaces

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r/science 7d ago

Anthropology Study: Cultures that frequently engage in conflicts with other cultures have more cooperative games than competitive games. On the other hand, cultures with frequent conflicts with their own community members have more competitive games than cooperative games.

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Anthropology A child’s partial skull found in a remote section of a South African cave system has fueled suspicion that an ancient hominid known as Homo naledi deliberately disposed of its dead in caves.

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r/science Oct 11 '21 Wholesome

Anthropology Ancient humans living between 12,000 and 15,000 years ago in what is now Northern Israel were using sophisticated hooks, lines, weights, and lures to catch fish, a new analysis published to PLoS ONE reveals.

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r/science 17d ago

Anthropology Couples developed higher rates of intimate partner violence over time if male partners frequently used pornography. This has implications for young people in romantic relationships given the widespread use of pornography particularly among men and the well-documented detrimental effects of abuse.

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r/science 2d ago

Anthropology Enigmatic footprints, once thought to belong to a bear, linked to unknown human ancestor

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Anthropology The ancient Babylonians understood key concepts in geometry, including how to make precise right-angled triangles. They used this mathematical know-how to divide up farmland – more than 1000 years before the Greek philosopher Pythagoras, with whom these ideas are associated.

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r/science 6d ago

Anthropology Some Ancient Maya Kingdoms Had Sustainable Agricultural Practices, High Food Yields. Using the high-resolution airborne LiDAR data, archaeologists have found extensive systems of sophisticated irrigation and terracing in and outside the ancient settlements of three Classic-period Maya kingdoms.

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r/science 20d ago

Anthropology Japanese-Korean-Turkish language group traced to farmers in ancient China

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r/science Sep 17 '21 Wholesome

Anthropology Life-Size Camel Sculptures in Saudi Arabia Are Older Than Stonehenge, Pyramids of Giza

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r/science Sep 20 '21

Anthropology Evidence that a cosmic impact destroyed ancient city in the Jordan Valley. The shock of the explosion over Tall el-Hammam was enough to level the city. The distribution of bones indicated "extreme disarticulation and skeletal fragmentation in nearby humans."

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r/science 22d ago

Anthropology X-rays reveal secrets of 14th-century tomb of England’s infamous Black Prince

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r/science 4d ago

Anthropology UK farmer went for a walk, stumbled on remains of rare Roman mosaic and villa

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r/science Oct 21 '21

Anthropology Vikings were in North America by 1021 CE

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r/science 20d ago

Anthropology New species of big-nosed dinosaur discovered by retired doctor: Nasal bone distinguishes herbivore Brighstoneus simmondsi, whose skull was found on the Isle of Wight

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