In the modern samples, the researchers found proteins that reflected a global British diet, such as those related to potatoes, soybeans and peanuts, as well as milk proteins.
Palawa kani (“Tasmanian Aboriginal people speak”), is based on surviving spoken and written remnants of the island’s original languages.
Genome research suggests that enteric fever, a potentially lethal disease more commonly found in hot countries, was present in medieval Europe.
It’s one of three newly designated ages divvying up the Holocene Epoch, a geologic time period kicked off 11,700 years ago by the end of the Ice Age.
The ubiquitous plant alters its defense systems in a tougher environment, prompting researchers to call it a perfect test species for study as urban areas expand.
“Apollo 11,” from director Todd Douglas Miller, will feature never-before-seen large format film footage of the 1969 mission that landed astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the moon.
Tiny specks of bread have been found in fireplaces used by hunter-gatherers 14,000 years ago, predating agriculture by thousands of years.
This complex new view emerged from a sophisticated approach by scientists with different specialties from institutions around the world.
Indigenous elders in central Australia are leading efforts to save a critically endangered language. Of the estimated 300 Indigenous languages that once existed in Australia, only 90 are still spoken.
Deep below the sands of the Saqqara necropolis, archaeologists have uncovered a unique discovery they say reveals the secrets of the ancient Egyptian mummies.
Legends and archaeological finds suggest ancient Egyptians once visited Ireland. Could DNA findings answer long-held questions regarding a possible link between ancient Egyptians and the Emerald Isle?
Countries can acknowledge their histories without being captive to them, says Hawk Newsome, who is visiting Sydney.
An asteroid first discovered last year has now been confirmed to be one of only four equal mass binary systems ever detected near Earth.
A new archaeological find suggests that humans inhabited America, specifically parts of what is known today as Texas, as far back as 21,700 years ago.
New analysis challenges traditional view of humanity’s origins and suggests many populations of primitive people developed across Africa.