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Neanderthal man knew how to make a fire: study

Neanderthal man knew how to make a fire: studyNeanderthal man knew how to make a fire by striking stone to create sparks, researchers said Thursday after analysing several tools found at sites in France dating from 50,000 years ago. It was already known that Neanderthals used fire but it was mostly thought to have occurred by natural causes such as lightning or volcanic eruptions, although perhaps they did know techniques for creating a flame. "We present here the first direct artefactual evidence for regular, systematic fire production by Neanderthals," they wrote in the study.


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Boeing wins air show as Airbus gets boost from AirAsia

Boeing wins air show as Airbus gets boost from AirAsiaBoeing (BA.N) claimed victory on Thursday after outselling rival Airbus (AIR.PA) at this week's Farnborough Airshow, where the world's largest planemakers repeated last year's comparable haul of around 900 orders with the help of leasing industry demand. The world's largest planemaker said it had won 528 orders and commitments at the event in southern England, while Airbus reported 431 new deals, or 371 excluding the recently acquired Bombardier CSeries, now rebranded A220. Airbus blamed the incognito wave on trade tensions that had made some firms nervous about appearing to side with the United States or other economic powers amid heated trade rhetoric.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/airbus-says-unnamed-buyer-signs-075232537.html

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