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Scientists discovers new species of ancient human excavations in Philippines

Scientists have recently discovered new species of ancient human excavations in Philippines. This newly identified species named Humo Luzonensis after Luzon Island, where bones and teeth from individuals of this species were excavated from Callao Cave. The small size of the bones suggests this archaic human would have been shorter than 4ft tall – possibly ..

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How Stone Age Man Learnt Basic Skills?

Generally, the time span from about 2 million years ago to about 3000 BC is called the Stone Age, because it was a period when man made most of his weapons and tools of stone. The Stone Age is divided into three periods, the earliest of which is called the Old Stone Age, or Paleolithic ..

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From Origin of Life till Appearance of Man

How old is the earth? How long has man lived on it? In the past few years scientists have found much new evidence for answering these two questions. Geologists, scientists who study the crust of the earth and its strata, or layers—believe that the earth is approximately 4½ to 5 billion years old. According to ..

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Palaeolithic Age in India

Who coined the term Palaeolithic? The term Palaeolithic was coined by archaeologist John Lubbock in 1865. What are three stages of the Palaeolithic Period? Palaeolithic phase is also divided into three parts with their rough timelines as follows: Lower Palaeolithic (3.3-2.7 million years ago–100,000 years ago) Middle Palaeolithic (300,000 years ago to 20000-30000 years ago) ..

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