While the tale of how man’s best friend came to be (i.e., domestication) is still slowly unfolding, a recently published study in PLOS ONE may provide a little context—or justification?—for dog lovers everywhere. It turns
Human ancestors that walked the earth left few traces of their passage. Some of their footprints have lithified, or turned to stone, but some survive to this day, unlithified, in soft sediment such as silt.
How many arrows are depicted in the photo above? How many can you find? One? Five? The answer is 118. In research published last week, researchers digitally compiled 118 different lithic points from the Patagonia