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03 Oct 2019
In the 14th century, the Black Death wiped out as much as 60% of the population of Europe, spreading rapidly from the shores of the Black Sea to central Europe. Now, by analyzing 34 ancient genomes of Y.
25 Sep 2019

THE GAUTENG High Court has ruled in favour of an application by the McGregor Museum, together with Sol Plaatje University and the University of the Witwatersrand, for a review of the decision by the Department of Mineral Resources to grant a mining permit for Canteen Kopje.The court also overturn

18 Sep 2019
Scientists have discovered the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption by humans. The team identified milk protein entombed in calcified dental plaque (calculus) on the teeth of prehistoric farmers from Britain.
12 Sep 2019
Italians are some of the fastest speakers on the planet, chattering at up to nine syllables per second. Many Germans, on the other hand, are slow enunciators, delivering five to six syllables in the same amount of time.
04 Sep 2019
In 1860, Robert Burke and William Wills famously led the first European expedition across the largely unknown interior of Australia. The local Yandruwandha people seemed to thrive despite the conditions that were proving so tough for Wills's party.
28 Aug 2019
Scientists have discovered what is by far the oldest evidence of human occupation at extreme altitudes: a rock shelter strewn with bones, tools and hearths 11,000 feet above sea level.
20 Aug 2019
Archaeologist Bruno Werz believes he may have located the final resting place of the shipwreck of the Haarlem that led to the establishment of Cape Town as a Dutch outpost.
06 Jun 2019
Dancing is a human universal, but why?
06 Jun 2019
In his new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, the bestselling author turns his attention to the problems we face today. Here, he argues that ‘fake news’ is much older than Facebook ... click the link below to read the full article:
22 Nov 2018
A recent research study has shown that occupation of caves by early hominins in South Africa is restricted to dry phases.