A skeleton at least 4,250 years old found in the north of Scotland in 1987 has surprised archaeologists after new analysis has revealed she was a migrant from northern Europe.
“The available data seem to fit reasonably well with the hypothesis that some Upper Palaeolithic people engaged in finger amputation for the purposes of religious sacrifice.”
The burials offer an extraordinary glimpse into life in early industrial London, between the 1830s and 1850s, showing the harshness of life for the industrial poor.
As archaeologists push back the dates for the spread of tobacco use, new questions are emerging about trade networks and agriculture.
Teilhardina brandti is as old or older than its Asian and European relatives, upending the prevailing hypothesis that Teilhardina first appeared in China.
Researchers have discovered that ancient Europeans represented star constellations within depictions of wild animals.
Limestone sarcophagi date back to Late Period (664-332 BC) in found in area of King Amenemhat II’s pyramid.
‘The cradle of humankind was not restricted to east Africa – rather it was the entire African continent’.
Democrat Sharice Davids went down in history on Tuesday night as the first Native American woman elected to Congress, with New Mexico’s Deb Haaland expected to pull off a similar victory.
As far back as 40,000 years ago, humans kept track of time using relatively sophisticated knowledge of the stars, new research shows.
If modern humans harnessed Denisovan DNA to survive at altitude, perhaps the Denisovans could also survive on the Tibetan Plateau.
There were likely multiple instances of cross-breeding between early humans in both East Asia and Europe with Neanderthals.
US spacecraft aims to return the largest trove of space dirt to Earth since NASA’s final Apollo mission in the 1970s.