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February 21, 2015
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Fossiler Schädel verbindet Kontinente

Neuer Fund gibt Aufschluss über Einwanderung des modernen Menschen nach Europa Bisher fehlte jede Spur von jenen modernen Menschen (Homo sapiens), die von Afrika aus ihren Weg nach Norden nahmen, um vor ca. 45.000 Jahren in Europa anzukommen und alle … Continue reading

July 30, 2014
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Eiszeitfigur vervollständigt

Archäologen ergänzen nach neuen Funden eine der 40.000 Jahre alten Löwendarstellungen ‒ Figur im Museum der Universität Tübingen MUT ausgestellt Wissenschaftlern der Universität Tübingen ist es gelungen, eine weitere eiszeitliche Elfenbeinfigur aus der Vogelherd-Höhle zu vervollständigen. Die Tierfigur, die vor … Continue reading

April 22, 2014
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Homo sapiens zog früher aus Afrika aus als gedacht

Tübinger Wissenschaftler erforschen die Wanderungswellen des frühen Menschen Der anatomisch moderne Mensch hat sich von Afrika aus in mehreren Wanderungswellen nach Asien und Europa ausgebreitet. Die ersten Vorfahren heutiger Menschen nahmen dabei wahrscheinlich schon vor rund 130.000 Jahren eine südliche … Continue reading

May 12, 2012
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The Success of Homo sapiens May Be Due to Spatial Abilities

While the disappearance of Neanderthals remains a mystery, paleoanthropologists have an increasing understanding of what allowed their younger cousins, Homo sapiens, to conquer the planet. According to Ariane Burke, Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the Université de Montréal, … Continue reading

May 7, 2012
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Human Brain Evolution Tied to Partial Gene Copy That Blocks Original

A brain-development gene found exclusively in humans has an unusual evolutionary history and could contribute to what makes us distinctly human. Equally surprising, this is a partial gene created from an incomplete duplication of its “parent” gene in the prehistoric … Continue reading

December 9, 2011
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Helping Your Fellow Rat: Rodents Show Empathy-Driven Behavior

*Rats free trapped companions, even when given choice of chocolate instead* The first evidence of empathy-driven helping behavior in rodents has been observed in laboratory rats that repeatedly free companions from a restraint, according to a new study by University … Continue reading

September 7, 2011
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Ancient Humans Were Mixing it Up

*Anatomically modern humans interbred with more archaic hominin forms even before they migrated out of Africa, a UA-led team of researchers has found.* It is now widely accepted that anatomically modern humans of the species Homo sapiens originated in Africa … Continue reading

January 2, 2011
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Fossilised Tooth Changes Human History?

A research article presented by an Israeli team has unearthed new evidence on the history of the human being – namely that Homo sapiens may be far, far older than we imagined. A research team from the University of Tel … Continue reading