What Was for Dinner 250000 Years Ago? - The Science Explorer

The hominins living in Azraq, Jordan 250,000 years ago had a bad habit of not washing their meat-carving tools after dinner. Those dirty stone tools have now become the subject of a study, published in the Journal of Archaeological Science, in which ...

Dirty Stone Age tools show what was on the menu 250000 years ago - CBC.ca

About 250,000 years ago, Stone Age human relatives butchered a bunch of animals with stone tools and didn't wash up afterwards. Now scientists have analyzed the gunk crusted to the tools and figured out what was on the menu. Supper at the former oasis ...

Tools solve Stone Age mystery: Cavemen were smarter than we thought - CNN

(CNN) Modern humans' ancient relatives were probably not Mensa material, but an exciting new discovery by paleoanthropologists suggests they were much more sophisticated than scientists had thought. The new study appears in the latest edition of the ...

Ancient Stone Tools Used To Butcher Rhinoceros, Other Animals Shed Light On Survival Skills Of Early Humans - Tech Times

Stone tools discovered in a former oasis in Jordan have animal residues such as blood. The discovery suggests early humans in Middle East have butchered animals for food. ( April Nowell ). Advertisement. Advertisement. Findings of a new study suggest ...

Ancient Stone Tools Hint at the Real Paleo Diet - Gizmodo

Archaeologists have discovered a treasure trove of ancient stone tools at a dig near Azraq, Jordan, some of which still contain traces of animal residue. A number of food items on this bona fide paleolithic menu will be familiar to the modern eater ...

Butchered Animal Residues Found on 250000-Year-Old Tools - Archaeology

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA—A team led by April Nowell of the University of Victoria has tested 7,000 hand axes, scrapers, flakes, and projectile points unearthed in Azraq, Jordan, with a forensic technique called cross-over immunoelectrophoresis, and ...

Archaeology team makes world-first tool discovery - Science Daily

Date: August 8, 2016; Source: University of Victoria; Summary: How smart were human-like species of the Stone Age? New research reveals surprisingly sophisticated adaptations by early humans living 250,000 years ago in a former oasis near Azraq, ...

Scientists uncover oldest evidence of protein residue on stone tools - RedOrbit

Researchers from the University of Victoria and colleagues in the US and Jordan just unearthed the oldest evidence of protein residue on stone tools, suggesting that early humans living 250,000 years ago in the Middle East were already using ...

Stone Age tools reveal how our ancestors prepared duck, rhino and horse meat up to 250000 years ago - Daily Mail

A haul of carefully shaped stone fragments uncovered in the baking deserts of Jordan has provided a glimpse at the eating habits of our Stone Age ancestors. Traces of animal protein have been found to have survived a quarter of a million years on the ...