Prehistoric climate change repeatedly channelled human migrations across Arabia

Recent research in Arabia – a collaboration between scientists at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany, the Heritage Commission of the Saudi Ministry of Culture, and many other Saudi and international researchers – has begun to document the incredibly rich prehistory of Saudi Arabia, the largest country in […]

First Lethal Attacks by Chimpanzees on Gorillas Observed in the Wild

Research team now examines impact of food competition and climate change. A research team from Osnabrück University and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology… The post First Lethal Attacks by Chimpanzees on Gorillas Observed in the Wild appeared first on SciTechDaily.

Newly discovered African ‘climate seesaw’ drove human evolution

While it is widely accepted that climate change drove the evolution of our species in Africa, the exact character of that climate change and its impacts are not well understood. Glacial-interglacial cycles strongly impact patterns of climate change in many parts of the world, and were also assumed to regulate environmental changes in Africa during […]