All posts tagged with Middle Stone Age

Link: National Geographic ancient art article

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National Geographic dedicated part of its January 2015 issue to the origin of art. The longread article by Chip Walter is now available online: “First Artist...

North by Northeast

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An essay by Michael Balter in ScienceBalter:launch:2011 asks the question, “Was North Africa the launch pad for modern human migrations?”.

Morocco early Aterian

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Julien Riel-Salvatore writes about new findings from Morocco relevant to the timing of the Aterian industry, a Middle Stone Age variant from North Africa.

Louse story

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Bruce Bower reports on Andrew Kitchen and colleagues’ work, establishing the divergence time of human head lice and body lice. The idea is that this divergen...