Local Innovation’ Drove Technology Advancement in Ancient Times

September 26, 2014 4:39 PM

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A novel archaeological study, which was published in the journal, Science stated that, thousands of artifacts from the Paleolithic era recovered from a 325,000 years old place in Armenia. These artifacts enable the researchers to gather data regarding how ancient advancements developed and spread around the globe.

The researchers believed that ‘local innovation’ rather than ‘population expansion’ drove technological developments into the ancient times. Certainly, this means our ancestors didn’t need to wait for the technology transfer. Instead, they better develop new technologies on their own. This was the w...

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