Evidence suggests Neanderthals boiled food

Originally posted on Ancientfoods:
Evidence suggests Neanderthals boiled food Neanderthal cooking likely wouldn’t have won any prizes on Top Chef, but a paleontologist suggests that our ancient cousins knew how to cook a mean stew, without even a stone pot to their name. This female Neanderthal, found in a cave in Gibraltar, may have enjoyed…

The past’s mark on the present as seen through LIDAR

Originally posted on Ecology by Proxy:
By Erika Lyon Light Detection and Ranging, also known as LiDAR, is a form of remote sensing used by various professions to examine landscape features in three-dimensions.  Imaging is generally performed by aircraft (though not always) that use lasers, scanners, and GPS to measure reflected light from Earth’s surface.…

Modern Humans Journey

Originally posted on After Big Bang:
Biological evolution simply put is descent with modification. This definition encompasses small-scale evolution (changes in gene frequency in a population from one generation to the next) and large-scale evolution (the descent of different species from a common ancestor over many generations). Evolution helps us to understand the history of…