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New analysis of ancient human protein could unlock secrets of evolution
The technique – known as proteomics – could bring new insights into the past two million years of humanity’s history

Robin McKie Science Editor

05, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Nicholas David obituary
Other lives: Anthropologist and archaeologist who carried out groundbreaking research on Cameroonian communities in west Africa

Teresa Davies

20, Feb, 2023 @5:40 PM

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Richard Saumarez Smith obituary
Other lives: Anthropologist who specialised in studying the intricacies of land tenure under imperialism

Charles Saumarez Smith

07, Feb, 2023 @4:57 PM

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‘There’s been a fundamental change in our planet’: hunt on for spot to mark the start of the Anthropocene epoch
Scientists are to pick a location that sums up the current Anthropocene epoch when Homo sapiens made its mark

Robin McKie Science editor

01, Jan, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Bipedalism in humans may have come from foraging in treetops, research suggests
Walking on two legs may not have been linked to environmental shifts, as previously thought

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

14, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Grace Ndiritu: The Healing Pavilion; Jim Naughten: Objects in Stereo review – what next at the Wellcome?
The Wellcome’s two latest shows uniting art, life and medicine mine the collection’s capacious history and contents with varying success

Laura Cumming

11, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Surprisingly tasty’: putting Neanderthal cooking to the test
Evidence has been found of complex cooking by Neanderthals. Our writer finds out how their meals might have tasted

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Oldest cooked leftovers ever found suggest Neanderthals were foodies
Pancake/flatbread with a ‘nutty’ taste is first evidence of complex cooking and food culture

Linda Geddes

23, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK had at least two genetically distinct human groups at end of last ice age, DNA reveals
Analysis of oldest DNA in Britain from pair of individuals unexpectedly shows two distinct ancestries

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

24, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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DNA of 13 Neanderthals reveals ‘exciting’ snapshot of ancient community
Analysis of remains found in southern Siberia shows interconnecting web of relationships

Ian Sample Science editor

19, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Neanderthals and modern humans may have copied each other’s tools
Research suggests species coexisted for more than 1,000 years and uncovers possible ‘exchange of ideas’

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

13, Oct, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Behind this Nobel prize is a very human story: there’s a bit of Neanderthal in all of us | Rebecca Wragg Sykes
Svante Pääbo deserves his accolade – palaeogenetics is an expanding field that tells us who we are, says archaeologist Rebecca Wragg Sykes

Rebecca Wragg Sykes

10, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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