Human bones were used for making pendants in the Stone Age, on the island of Yuzhniy Oleniy Ostrov on Lake Onega
Genetic intermixing in Indonesia contributed to cultural “explosion” across the Pacific; a new study has been published on Nature Ecology and Evolution
A study, published on PLoS One, challenges theories of earlier human arrival in Americas and develops a Apparent Stratigraphic Integrity Index
A widely accepted theory of Native American origins coming from Japan has been attacked in a new scientific study, which shows that the genetics and skeletal biology “simply does not match-up”.
Ancient DNA sheds new light on the movement of animals and humans in the Caribbean where each island can be a unique microcosm of life
An unprecedented 3D reconstruction of pre-Columbian crania from the Caribbean and South America will allow further investigations
Which came first, the pigs or the pioneers? In Barbados, that has been a historical mystery ever since the first English colonists arrived on the island in 1627 to encounter what they thought was a herd of wild European pigs
Abrupt climate change some 8,000 years ago led to a dramatic decline in early South American populations, suggests new UCL research.
A cemetery dating back over 1000 years has recently been discovered at the legendary site of Pachacamac, on the Pacific coast of Peru
Even thousands of years ago people wore clothing with colourful patterns made from plant and animal-based dyes