Cave art from Sulawesi, Indonesia ~40 kyr ago

Sulawesi is the world’s eleventh largest island and the biggest and probably oldest in Wallacea, the zone of oceanic islands between continental Asia and Australia. Continue reading “Cave art from Sulawesi, Indonesia ~40 kyr ago”

Neanderthals and early modern humans show similar levels of cranial injuries, study finds

A team of University of Tübingen researchers has shown that Neanderthals sustained similar levels of head injuries to the earliest anatomically modern humans in Eurasia. This result contradicts previous views that Neanderthals were characterized by exceptionally high rates of trauma. This post is dedicated to this very interesting research. Continue reading “Neanderthals and early modern humans show similar levels of cranial injuries, study finds”

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