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Although Christopher Columbus is associated with discovering America, the 15th century explorer actually first set foot upon modern day Haiti and the Dominican Republic. But people were inhabiting both North and South America for thousands of years
Evidence indicates an asteroid or comet struck Quebec around 12,900 years ago. Scientists believe the impact caused a transition to a colder, drier climate around the world which had far-reaching effects. In North America, the big animals all
A fluke rainstorm at an ancient rock shelter in western Pennsylvania has brought a renowned archaeologist back to the site of where a furious debate was launched in 1973 over when the first humans came to the Americas. As a young archaeologist, Jim
Jan. 30, 2013 Rebutting a speculative hypothesis that comet explosions changed Earth's climate sufficiently to end the Clovis culture in North America about 13,000 years ago, Sandia lead author Mark Boslough and researchers from 14 academic
Comet explosions did not end the prehistoric human culture, known as Clovis, which existed in North America 13,000 years ago, according to a new research. Researchers from Royal Holloway University, together with Sandia National Laboratories and 13
On August 16, 2012, JoVE established it's first ever Librarian Advisory Board. Released: 9/18/2012 9:00 AM EDT Journal of Visualized Experiments Science Channels: Keywords: A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides
There's a long running debate among archaeologists about who the first humans to arrive in the Americas really were. There are two distinct sets of ancient tools that we find in North America, called the Western Stemmed and Clovis traditions. The
FoxNews.com Maybe the 1992 movie Brendan Fraser film Encino Man wasn't too far from the mark? Fossilized human feces and other evidence from a West Coast cave demonstrates the existence of a long-lost, 13,500-year-old American culture, scientists
Ore. (AP) — Stone tools and human DNA from ancient caves in Oregon offer new evidence of how some of the first Americans spread through the continent: Quite apart from the better-known Clovis culture, a separate group occupied the West.
Stone tools and human DNA from ancient caves in Oregon offer new evidence of how some of the first Americans spread through the continent: quite apart from the better-known Clovis culture, a separate group that may have occupied the West.