early humans

AI Finds Traces Of A Lost Species In Human DNA

Buried deep within the DNA of Asian individuals is a genetic clue pointing to the existence of an unknown human ancestor. Remarkably, it wasn’t a human who reached this startling conjecture, but rather an artificially intelligent algorithm. Welcome to archaeology in the 21st century.

Discovery Of 14,000-Year-Old Toast Suggests Bread Can Be Added To Palaeo Diet

Discovery Of 14,000-Year-Old Toast Suggests Bread Can Be Added To Palaeo Diet

Archaeologists have uncovered the earliest evidence of bread-making at a site in northeastern Jordan. Dating back some 14,400 years, the discovery shows that ancient hunter-gatherers were making and eating bread 4000 years before the Neolithic era and the introduction of agriculture. So much for the “Palaeo Diet” actually being a…