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Reconstructed skeleton on display in the Royal Ontario Museum

Africans discovered dinosaur fossils before the term ‘palaeontology’ existed

Africans discovered dinosaur fossils long before the term ‘palaeontology’ existed according to a new analysis by researchers.

Homo heidelbergensis bones in Cave Tunel Wielki. Credit: M Kot Science Reports

500,000-year-old flint tools from Poland belong to an extinct human

500,000-year-old flint tools from Poland belong to an extinct human. They were used by Homo heidelbergensis and were discovered 50 years ago.

A magnified image showing adult stem cells in the process of turning into bone cells after treatment with high-frequency sound waves. Green colouring shows the presence of collagen, which the cells produce as they become bone cells. Magnification: 60X

Scientists are now growing bones using sound

According to a new study Scientists are now growing bones using sound. They are using high frequency sound to manipulate stem cells into growing bones.

Neanderthals deer bone carving

Neanderthals and a 51,000 year old engraved bone

Till very recently, we thought that language, what we call culture and art, even technology were the domain of one group: Homo sapiens – us. However, this can no longer be accepted as true. A fe...

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