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How Neolithic farming sowed the seeds of modern inequality 10,000 years ago

Most people regard hierarchy in human societies as inevitable, a natural part of who we are. Yet this belief contradicts much of the 200,000-year history of Homo sapiens. In fact, our ancestors have for the most part been “fiercely egalitarian”, intolerant of any form of

MP bypoll: Congress retains Chitrakoot seat flooring BJP by over 14,000 votes

Congress successfully retained the Chitrakoot Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh, earning a thumping victory over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Congress candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi defeated BJP’s Shankar Dayal Tripathi by a significant margin of 14,135 votes. After Congress MLA Prem Singh’s demise in May

Modern humans were in Southeast Asia 20,000 years earlier than thought, ancient teeth reveal

When Dutch archaeologist D. A. Hooijer first saw a pair of weathered teeth recovered from a remote cave on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, he noted that they were about the right size and shape to belong to modern humans. But in 1948, he