• Footprints in the sand shed light on Gibraltar’s history

    Footprints in the sand shed light on Gibraltar’s history0

    Scientific research into traces of animal and human footprints found in Gibraltar and dating back up 29,000 years has been published in a prestigious international journal, adding further international importance to the Rock’s heritage from the Ice Age period. The footprints were identified in the sand dune above Catalan Bay and correspond to species known

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  • Gibraltar’s Neanderthal research featured in Nature journal

    Gibraltar’s Neanderthal research featured in Nature journal0

    Gibraltar’s Neanderthal research has been featured in ‘Nature’ an international journal of science. The article profiles Gibraltar Museum Curator Clive Finlayson’s work in his newest publication ‘The Smart Neanderthal: Bird Catching, cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution’. In his book Dr Finlayson is challenging the stereotype of Neanderthals as uncreative and unintelligent. The article states

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  • Neanderthals: more Usain Bolt than Mo Farah, say scientists

    Neanderthals: more Usain Bolt than Mo Farah, say scientists0

    By John von Radowitz, Press Association Science Correspondent Neanderthals had more in common with Usain Bolt than Mo Farah, according to a study that overturns previous conceptions of the extinct human cousins. In contrast to the popular view, they were sprinters rather than long distance joggers, and occupied forests, not bleak tundra-like wasteland. Evidence had

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