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The sarcophagus has become a source of excitement because a layer of mortar between the body and the lid indicates its contents have lain undisturbed since it was buried.
The discovery of stone tools—the oldest ever found outside of Africa—dramatically shifts the story of hominin migration, researchers say.
Researchers say it is time to drop the idea that modern humans originated from a single population in a single location.
The temple is nestled inside the Teopanzolco pyramid in Morelos state, 70km south of Mexico City. It is thought to date back to 1150 and to belong to the Tlahuica culture, one of the Aztec peoples living in central Mexico.
Romans hunted gray and right whales to extinction in local waters, archaeologists postulate after studying mysterious bones in ancient Roman fish-salting factories in Gibraltar.
Astronomers have traced a high-energy neutrino to its cosmic source for the first time ever, solving a century-old mystery in the process.
This research shows that the use of plants was a widespread, deeply-rooted subsistence strategy of the Neanderthals.
A mummy from ancient Egypt combining the heads of a girl and a crocodile was photographed for the first time. The mummy has been hidden from the public eye for more than a century.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association has put in an application to change Hayden Valley to Buffalo Nations Valley — and to change Mount Doane to First Peoples Mountain.
Is bright pink the new black? Well, not exactly, but it is the world’s oldest-known color, according to new research.
The skeleton had holes drilled in her bones so she couldn’t rise from the dead. In Poland, women accused of witchcraft were reportedly typically the lovers or wives of wealthy members of society.
Once a rock star has already conquered Earth, what’s left but to bring his artistic interests to space?
Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey in the ancient city of Olympia, southern Greece, in what could be the earliest record of the epic poem.
The find, published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, has prompted paleontologists to rethink the evolution of dinosaurs.
As ill California man’s landmark case begins, attorney attacks Roundup maker’s response to researchers’ findings.