Rennie Clegg-Stoltenberg

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10,000-year-old settlement unearthed in SW Ireland

12/02/2013 04:00:00 PM<p>The earliest known settlers in Co Cork were hunter-gatherers who lived near Fermoy more than 10,100 years ago. That’s according …

Scientists draw up definitive list of genes that make us human

Researchers have drawn up the first definitive list of genetic changes that make modern humans different from our nearest ancient ancestors, who died out tens of thousands of years ago.<p>The list amounts to a series of biological instructions that shape the brains and bodies of living people and …

How Rare Am I? Genographic Project Results Demonstrate Our Extended Family Tree

Most participants of National Geographic’s Genographic Project can recite their haplogroup as readily as their mother’s maiden name. Yet outside consumer genetics, the word haplogroup is still unknown. Your haplogroup, or genetic branch of the human family tree, tells you about your deep …

What We Learned About Human Origins in 2013

The existence of a mysterious ancient human lineage and the possibility that the earliest humans were actually all one species were among the …

Modern Europeans Hail From Three Distinct Groups

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS—An analysis of the genomes of eight ancient Europeans by an international team of scientists, led by researchers at Harvard …

Ancient European genomes reveal jumbled ancestry

Mysterious peoples from the north and Middle Easterners joined prehistoric locals.<p>Newly released genome sequences from almost a dozen early human …

Bill Nye to Debate Creationist on Theory of Evolution

After shuffling off the "Dancing with the Stars" stage, Bill Nye has decided to take on creationism with a debate tentatively scheduled between the …

Stonehenge Man: not just a pretty face

Video: Reconstruction gives Stonehenge man a face<p><i>Forensic analysis of a prehistoric skull gives the UK’s most iconic monument a human face</i><p>TOURISTS …

Looks Like The Paleo Diet Wasn't Always So Hot For Ancient Teeth

One of the hinge points in human history was the invention of agriculture. It led to large communities, monumental architecture and complex societies. It also led to tooth decay.<p>When hunter-gatherers started adding grains and starches to their diet, it brought about the "age of cavities." At least …

'Ardi' skull reveals links to human lineage

One of the most hotly debated issues in current human origins research focuses on how the 4.4 million-year-old African species Ardipithecus ramidus …

Tackling creationism head-on in science lessons – video

Are some science teachers failing their pupils by not confronting creationist arguments when they come up during lessons on evolution? In this film presented by science journalist Dr Adam Rutherford – made to mark the 150th anniversary of Darwin's Origin of Species in 2009 – Prof Michael Reiss from …

"Haunted" Maya Underwater Cave Holds Human Bones

Underwater archaeologists have found human bones at the bottom of a Maya cenote in Mexico.<p>A flooded sinkhole in southern Mexico so frightens nearby villagers that they won't go anywhere near it. The ancient Maya seem to have kept their distance too.<p>A recent underwater survey in the cavern, or …

'Out of Africa' gene mutation in human pigmentation increases predisposition to skin cancer

1/16/2014 03:30:00 PM<p>When Homo sapiens left Africa and had to adapt to less sunny climates, there was a mutation in one of the genes responsible for …

4,000-year-old erotica from Mesopotamia

1/17/2014 03:30:00 PM<p>Museums are often misconstrued as dusty and lifeless — the least likely place to find something hot and steamy. But the Ancient …

Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt

The 3,600-year-old remains of a forgotten pharaoh unearthed this month in southern Egypt may be the first of several significant discoveries in a previously ignored burial ground that rivals the Valley of the Kings, the find's lead archaeologist said on Wednesday.<p>The discovery of King Senebkay is …

Floods expose Roman ruins near Pompeii

1/22/2014 05:00:00 PM<p>Heavy flooding south of Naples have caused landslips that exposed Roman walls at Baiae, an ancient Roman fleshpot resort near …

Byzantine-era church uncovered in Israel

1/22/2014 06:00:00 PM<p>A 1,500-year-old church complete with a sophisticated mosaic was uncovered by archaeologists in southern Israel.<p>The discovery …

Biology of early human relative uncovered

1/22/2014 08:00:00 PM<p>The partial skeleton of an ancient hominin has been uncovered for the first time in Tanzania, giving a new insight into the …

Study raises doubts about prehuman Y chromosome

Researchers say they have new evidence that overturns a 2013 study describing the discovery of the Y chromosome that predates humanity.<p>The new …

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Bones Found in Scotland Recall 19th Century Serial Killers

Evidence linked to one of Edinburgh's most nefarious trade has emerged from the rear garden of a house in the Haymarket district, according to …

Swarthy, blue-eyed caveman revealed using DNA from ancient tooth

DNA taken from the wisdom tooth of a European hunter-gatherer has given scientists an unprecedented glimpse of modern humans before the rise of farming. The Mesolithic man, who lived in Spain around 7,000 years ago, had an unusual mix of blue eyes, black or brown hair, and dark skin, according to …

Legacy Of Forced March Still Haunts Navajo Nation

Musician Clarence Clearwater, like so many Navajos, has moved off the reservation for work. He performs on the Grand Canyon Railway, the lone Indian among dozens of cowboys and train robbers entertaining tourists.<p>"I always tell people I'm there to temper the cowboys," says Clearwater. "I'm there to …

Possible evidence of human sacrifice at Minoan Chania

1/27/2014 04:00:00 PM<p>The soil beneath the modern city of Chania, Crete, the ancient city of Kydonia, hides many secrets, including human sacrifices …

Watch The Creationism Vs. Evolution Debate: Ken Ham And Bill Nye

Does it damage children to teach them biblical creationism? What are the costs of denying evolution, one of biology's core tenets?<p>Those questions were asked Tuesday night, in a live debate between best-selling Christian author Ken Ham and Emmy Award-winning educator Bill Nye ("the Science Guy") at …

14 Mantras for Mindful Living in 2014

Mindfulness is a state of being. Mindfulness can be described in two simple words: pay attention. By paying attention, we are present in the current moment. Often the biggest challenge is, how can we carry this state of mindfulness into our daily lives? Mindfulness is a part of mindful living. One …

The 9 Healthiest Ways to Say #IHeartYou

Share these adorable digital heart-healthy Valentines with the people you love<p>Want to show the people you love just how much you care? Share a heart-healthy tip that'll help keep their hearts beating and their smiling faces around for longer. To make it easy for you, Women's Health teamed up with …

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When the movie “Monuments Men” opens today, there’s one macabre story you won’t see on the silver screen. Not only did the Nazi hide art, but they also hid bodies!<p>In this case, they hid the remains of German leaders, including Frederick the Great and Frederick William I, in a salt mine. (The photograph shows the coffin of Frederick the Great as it was found, draped with a Nazi flag, May 1, 1945.)<p>The Germans had hidden the caskets containing the bodies of the Fredericks and former Weimar …