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…

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…

New Volume of the Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association

Originally posted on Welcome to the AAA Blog:
Read the new volume of Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association on “inalienable wealth” in AnthroSource! “Inalienable possessions,” as conceptualized by Annette Weiner (1985, 1992), are objects imbued with meaning and value based on the social identity of the original and subsequent owners. They maintain attachment…