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Les théories sur le chainon manquant sont à revoir

Les théories sur le chainon manquant sont à revoir | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Selon les découvertes d'Hervé Philippe, du département de biochimie de l'Université de Montréal et de ses collègues, l'évolution n'est pas une marche constante vers des êtres de plus en plus sophistiqués et, par conséquent, la quête du chaînon manquant parmi les espèces vivant aujourd'hui n'est pas pertinente.
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Des pochoirs vieux de 40 000 ans découverts en Indonésie

Des pochoirs vieux de 40 000 ans découverts en Indonésie | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Ces dessins seraient ainsi les contemporains des plus anciennes œuvres rupestres connues du monde, situées en Europe.
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New analysis of Antikythera Mechanism reveals clues to one of history’s greatest puzzles

New analysis of Antikythera Mechanism reveals clues to one of history’s greatest puzzles | Aux origines | Scoop.it
A new study of the world famous Antikythera mechanism has revealed fascinating new information about the puzzling artifact, including that the maths used for its eclipse prediction appears to be based
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Extensive Roman gold mining hydraulic system discovered in Spain

Extensive Roman gold mining hydraulic system discovered in Spain | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Using LiDAR, the complex hydraulics system used by the Romans in the 1st century BC to extract gold has been discovered.
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How Supercomputing Is Cracking The Mysteries Of Human Origins

How Supercomputing Is Cracking The Mysteries Of Human Origins | Aux origines | Scoop.it
A Texas supercomputer capable of 9.6 quadrillion operations per second has solved a thorny problem in genetics, by looking at the bones of a young boy who died 24,000 years ago in Mal’ta in south-central Siberia.
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Reeves : Rosetta, à la recherche des origines de la vie

Reeves : Rosetta, à la recherche des origines de la vie | Aux origines | Scoop.it
La sonde Philae a mis 10 ans à parcourir 6,5 milliards de kilomètres jusqu'à la comète "Tchouri" afin d'y récolter de précieuses informations.
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Alexandre le Grand aurait pu être de taille moyenne et roux selon certains archéologues

Alexandre le Grand aurait pu être de taille moyenne et roux selon certains archéologues | Aux origines | Scoop.it

D'après les spécialistes, un squelette récemment retrouvé en Grèce était celui un général macédonien important, de taille moyenne, aux yeux clairs et aux cheveux roux.


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The Intriguing Origins of Aphrodite

The Intriguing Origins of Aphrodite | Aux origines | Scoop.it

Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, sex, and beauty.  In one of the most famous images of the goddess, we see her emerge from the sea, a reference to her origin story.



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Origine de la vie : l'hypothèse intérieure

Origine de la vie : l'hypothèse intérieure | Aux origines | Scoop.it
La vie aurait pu apparaître dans les entrailles de la Terre, dans des failles de la croûte océanique. Les élément nécessaires à la chimie prébiotique y sont réunis.
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The sacred symbol of the Djed pillar

The sacred symbol of the Djed pillar | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Hieroglyphics play an important role in understanding ancient Egyptian culture. One of the most commonly found and mysterious hieroglyphic symbols is known as the djed symbol. With the appearance of a
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Organic matter identified in Levantine art may lead to new interpretations

Organic matter identified in Levantine art may lead to new interpretations | Aux origines | Scoop.it
An international research team has characterised black pigments used in the Remígia shelters of the Valltorta-Gassulla area of Spain.
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Skeleton found inside Limestone Sarcophagus in Amphipolis Tomb

Skeleton found inside Limestone Sarcophagus in Amphipolis Tomb | Aux origines | Scoop.it
It is the moment that archaeologists and history buffs around the world have been waiting for; after months of intensive excavations within the Amphipolis tomb in northern Greece, and speculations reg
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Prehistoric DNA: 45,000-Year-Old Modern Human Genome the Oldest Yet Sequenced

Prehistoric DNA: 45,000-Year-Old Modern Human Genome the Oldest Yet Sequenced | Aux origines | Scoop.it
An international consortium of scientists report sequencing the full genome of a man who lived 45,000 years ago. The DNA was isolated from a thighbone found in 2008 in a Siberian town called Ust’-Ishim.
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Faces of Human Ancestors

Dan Petrovic from http://dejanseo.com.au morphed images recently featured on discovery.com Music: Nothing more than random stabbing at different keys in reac...
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Un livre de rituels magiques égyptiens déchiffré

Un livre de rituels magiques égyptiens déchiffré | Aux origines | Scoop.it

Vous vous demandez comment faire tomber amoureux la personne que vous convoitez? Comment faire partir un esprit malin? Ou comment soigner la jaunisse? Les Égyptiens du VII et VIIIe siècle après JC se posaient aussi la question. Des chercheurs australiens ont réussi à déchiffrer un manuel de rituels magiques égyptiens, ils publient leur traduction et conclusions dans un ouvrage paru en novembre 2014, rapporte le site Live Science.


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Watch the Global Premiere of Origins the Movie — Origins Movie

Watch the Global Premiere of Origins the Movie — Origins Movie | Aux origines | Scoop.it
From November 13th through November 22nd, watch the feature-length movie Origins for FREE from filmmaker Pedram Shojai.
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Cosmigraphics : 4000 ans d'images de l'espace, l'illustration de l'univers à travers le temps

Cosmigraphics : 4000 ans d'images de l'espace, l'illustration de l'univers à travers le temps | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Michael Benson met en lumière les représentations du cosmos en 4000 ans d'histoire humaine.
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New Research Suggests Neanderthals a Separate Species - Archaeology Magazine

New Research Suggests Neanderthals a Separate Species - Archaeology Magazine | Aux origines | Scoop.it

A new study of the Neanderthal nasal complex suggests that Neanderthals were a distinct species separate from modern humans. Rather than comparing Neanderthal noses to those of modern Europeans and the Inuit, whose nasal complexes are adapted to cold and temperate climates, the scientists, led by Samuel Márquez of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, examined the nasal regions of diverse modern human population groups with 3-D coordinate data and CT imaging.

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Smithsonian Scientist and Collaborators Revise Timeline of Human Origins

Smithsonian Scientist and Collaborators Revise Timeline of Human Origins | Aux origines | Scoop.it
New Synthesis of Research Links Changing Environment with Homo’s Evolutionary Adaptability Many traits unique to humans were long thought to have originated in the genus Homo between 2.4 and 1.8 million years ago in Africa. Although scientists have recognized these…
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Paleoantropología hoy: Chimpancés: La agresión masculina es adaptativa

Paleoantropología hoy: Chimpancés: La agresión masculina es adaptativa | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Joseph T. Feldblum et al han analizado los datos genéticos y de comportamiento construidos durante 17 años de la comunidad de Kasekela en el Parque Nacional de Gombe, en Tanzania del chimpancé oriental (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii), para poner a prueba la hipótesis de que la agresión masculina hacia las hembras aumenta el éxito reproductivo masculino.
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Woolly mammoth could be cloned by South Korean scientists - Telegraph

Woolly mammoth could be cloned by South Korean scientists - Telegraph | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Scientists are considering an attempt to ressurect the extinct woolly mammoth. But concerns have been raised about the ethics of such a project
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Qui étaient les Néandertaliens ?

Qui étaient les Néandertaliens ? | Aux origines | Scoop.it

Premier humain fossile reconnu, Neandertal a longtemps été présenté comme une brute animale. Force est de constater qu’il a vécu dans une zone allant de la Grande-Bretagne à la Sibérie, dans des milieux parfois bien plus froids qu’aujourd’hui, pendant près de 300 millénaires. Une telle longévité atteste à elle seule de ses capacités d’adaptation.


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Ten Mythological Creatures in Ancient Folklore

Ten Mythological Creatures in Ancient Folklore | Aux origines | Scoop.it
The world is full of stories about mythical creatures, legendary beasts, and supernatural and god-like beings.
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Le décryptage du génome du chat lève le voile sur sa domestication

Le décryptage du génome du chat lève le voile sur sa domestication | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Le génome du chat domestique vient d'être décrypté et comparé à celui d'autres animaux, dont le chat sauvage. Il révèle trois clés ayant permis sa domestication par l'homme.
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Tools and primates: Opportunity, not necessity, is the mother of invention

Tools and primates: Opportunity, not necessity, is the mother of invention | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Whether you are a human being or an orang-utan, tools can be a big help in getting what you need to survive. However, a review of current research into the use of tools by non-human primates suggests that ecological opportunity, rather than necessity, is the main driver behind primates such as chimpanzees ...
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The Faces of Ancient Hominids Brought to Life in Remarkable Detail

The Faces of Ancient Hominids Brought to Life in Remarkable Detail | Aux origines | Scoop.it
Several years ago, a team of scientists from the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt, Germany, set out to put a human face to ancient hominid species that once walked the Earth. Using so...
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