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First complex ecosystems formed in Ediacaran – millions of years earlier than thought

New research coming out of the University of Cambridge, UK, suggests that complex ecosystems emerged earlier than we thought, in a period of Earth’s history called the Ediacaran.

Ancient Tooth Once Belonged to The Mysterious Denisovans, Scientists Think

Deep in the forests of Laos, in a cave in the Annamite Mountains, lay a single child’s tooth. That tooth – an unassuming molar – could be from a mysterious species of human we know little about, and of which few remains are known to exist.

Found: Largest known Native American cave art, hidden in plain sight

A recent advance in 3D imaging techniques helped spark the biggest ever discovery of North American cave art

The study of nonhuman intelligence could be missing major insights

From machines to animals, there are many kinds of possible minds.

Tomb of ancient Egyptian dignitary who read top secret documents discovered

A team of archaeologists in Egypt has discovered the 4,300-year-old tomb of a man named Mehtjetju, an official who claimed that he had access to “secret” royal documents.