Ancient Cave Women 'left Home'

Analysis of teeth belonging to two early human-like populations suggest females left their childhood homes, while males stayed at home.

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  • 'Breastaurant' Trademarked
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  • The Power of Buddhism
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  • Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans(6/6)
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    03/2/2018 - 1:43 am | View Link
  • Ancient human remains, Ice Age animal bones found in giant Mexican cave
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    02/20/2018 - 2:50 am | View Link
  • Afghan women practice ancient arts
    Fifteen hundred years later, 10 ethnic Hazara women and girls practice the martial arts of Shaolin on a hilltop in the west of Kabul. They are preparing for the day that Afghanistan can send its women’s team to the Shaolin world championship in China.
    02/3/2017 - 10:08 pm | View Link
  • Ancient Ohio sites lack state protection from archaeology scavengers
    Almost 4,000 years ago, two women and six children were buried in a shallow cave at the base of a cliff in what is now Jackson County. Their remains, like their names and community, were lost to time, left untouched in a "rock shelter" burial ground.
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    06/16/2018 - 4:02 pm | View Website
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    06/16/2018 - 1:46 pm | View Website
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    06/15/2018 - 10:52 pm | View Website
  • Women in dance
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    06/15/2018 - 4:46 pm | View Website
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