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Over 70 ancient tombs discovered in downtown Chengdu

Over 70 ancient tombs discovered in downtown Chengdu

Archaeological excavations have come to a close at a group of tombs found in downtown of Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan ...
8,000 year old paint workshop discovered in northwestern Turkey

8,000 year old paint workshop discovered in northwestern Turkey

One of the oldest paint workshops of the world have been found at an ancient settlement in northwestern Turkish province of Eskişehir, Anad...
New clue may reveal the fate of famous French explorer

New clue may reveal the fate of famous French explorer

An anthropologist at The Australian National University (ANU) may have stumbled across a clue to resolving one of the most enduring mysteri...
Completion of second phase of underwater research at Ambelakia in Salamis

Completion of second phase of underwater research at Ambelakia in Salamis

The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports announced the completion of the second phase of interdisciplinary underwater research on the east ...
Fossil footprints found on Greek island of Crete challenge established theories of human evolution

Fossil footprints found on Greek island of Crete challenge established theories of human evolution

Newly discovered human-like footprints from Crete may put the established narrative of early human evolution to the test. The footprints ar...
Russian archaeological find solves 13th century mystery

Russian archaeological find solves 13th century mystery

Rescue archaeology work conducted in the city centre of Yaroslavl prior to installing a new sewer system has turned up an ancient leaden se...
'Tsunami-sunk' Roman ruins discovered in Tunisia

'Tsunami-sunk' Roman ruins discovered in Tunisia

Vast underwater Roman ruins have been discovered off northeast Tunisia, apparently confirming a theory that the city of Neapolis was partly...
Stalagmite reveals age of human bones in south Mexico as 13,000 years old

Stalagmite reveals age of human bones in south Mexico as 13,000 years old

A prehistoric human skeleton found on the Yucatán Peninsula is at least 13,000 years old and most likely dates from a glacial period at the...
Spanish tourist caught looting ancient site in Crete

Spanish tourist caught looting ancient site in Crete

Authorities in the island of Crete have arrested a Spanish man for attempting to loot an archaeological site near the town of Chania. C...
How Neanderthals made the very first glue

How Neanderthals made the very first glue

The world's oldest known glue was made by Neanderthals. But how did they make it 200,000 years ago? Leiden archaeologists have discover...
Apes' abilities misunderstood by decades of poor science

Apes' abilities misunderstood by decades of poor science

Apes' intelligence may be entirely misunderstood, because research has so far failed to measure it fairly and accurately, according to ...
'Fibulae' at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden

'Fibulae' at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden

Fibulae is a small exhibition about the clothing accessories that turn up most frequently in archaeologists’ finds: brooches known as fibul...
Techniques used in forensic science help discover new molecular fossils

Techniques used in forensic science help discover new molecular fossils

Researchers in Japan and China believe they have found new molecular fossils of archaea using a method of analysis commonly used in forensi...
Study uses robot to probe mystery of prehistoric sea creature’s swimming style

Study uses robot to probe mystery of prehistoric sea creature’s swimming style

A new study led by the University of Southampton has shed light on the swimming style of a prehistoric sea creature by creating a robot to ...
Volcanic eruptions drove ancient global warming event

Volcanic eruptions drove ancient global warming event

A natural global warming event that took place 56 million years ago was triggered almost entirely by volcanic eruptions that occurred as Gr...
What changes when you warm the Antarctic Ocean just 1 degree? Lots

What changes when you warm the Antarctic Ocean just 1 degree? Lots

After warming a natural seabed in the Antarctic Ocean by just 1° or 2° Celsius, researchers observed massive impacts on a marine assemblage...
Periodic table of ecological niches could aid in predicting effects of climate change

Periodic table of ecological niches could aid in predicting effects of climate change

A group of ecologists has started creating a periodic table of ecological niches similar to chemistry's periodic table. And just as che...

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