Highlights / prehistoric

International, Internet, Science & Technology

Canadians help discover prehistoric mining complex in Mexico

Discovery of unknown aspect of ancient indigenous group Between 12,000 and 10,000 years ago, inhabitants of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula would have shared space with such things as sabre-toothed tigers and giant sloths. They would also have been using a system »

Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology

Honours for Canadian discoverer of world’s oldest water

A University of Toronto researcher has been awarded one of Canada’s top science prizes for her work related to the discovery of the oldest water on Earth. Earth sciences professor Barbara Sherwood Lollar has just been awarde the 2019 Gerhard »

Indigenous, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

The oldest human footprints in North America?

Ancient footprints, possibly prehistoric, found on British Columbia tidal beach. Researchers on an island off Canada’s west coast are exited about a find deep in the sand of a remote beach. David Fedje, an archaeologist at the Hakai Institute and »