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3 Big Differences in Archaeology between the UK and China

Hadrian's Great Wall of China

Archaeologists in both China and the UK use the latest gadgets and gizmos. But does this make them modern? Hinason Wang, Education Officer at DigVentures, takes a look at what’s hot, and what’s not, in Chinese archaeology. Archaeology in the UK took its first tentative steps away from a gentlemen’s pursuit towards systematised science during the Enlightenment. […]

Friday Five… Theories that are Re-Writing the Story of Human Evolution

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Our ancestors started banging rocks together somewhere in east Africa several million years ago. Then came Homo. Smart, competitive and bent on domination, they wiped out other species, including our Neanderthal brethren until there was just one survivor of the hominid lineage; us. Explains a lot, right? Wrong. That’s the traditional story, but new research […]