HUMAN EVOLUTION

  • Humans arrived in the Americas from Asia much earlier, claims study March 28, 2014

    In a ground-breaking research, archaeologists have unearthed stone tools that suggest that humans reached what is now northeast Brazil as early as 22,000 years ago, upending a belief that people first arrived in the Americas from Asia about 13,000 years ago. "If they are right, and there is a great possibility...
  • Google doodles Mary Leakey's 100th birthday February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Commemorating the 100th birthday of the British archaeologist and anthropologist Mary Leakey, Google has posted a doodle on its homepage. The doodle features Mary Leakey on an archaeological site, who looks busy with her excavation work. The doodle features two Dalmatians as Mary was an animal lover who...