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Ancient Egypt: Archaeologists now searching for the tomb of King Tutankhamun’s wife Ankhesenamun
18th January 2018 | ibtimes.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

Archaeologists have begun excavating in an area known as the Valley of Monkeys, looking for the tomb of Ankhesenamun.

Not just for Christmas: Study sheds new light on ancient human-turkey relationship
18th January 2018 | eurekalert.org | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

For the first time, research has uncovered the origins of the earliest domestic turkeys in ancient Mexico.

This Is What The Entire Known Universe Looks Like in a Single Image
17th January 2018 | sciencealert.com | Space, Tech, Weird

Created by musician and artist Pablo Carlos Budassi, the image is based on logarithmic maps of the Universe put together by Princeton University researchers and images produced by NASA.

The Montmaurin-La Niche mandible reveals the complexity of the Neanderthals’ origin
17th January 2018 | sciencedaily.com | Ancient, Humans

A team of scientists has examined the Middle Pleistocene Montmaurin-La Niche mandible, which reveals the complexity of the origin of the Neanderthals.

Archaeologists Uncover Pottery With Parthenon Scene in Biblical Village
17th January 2018 | haaretz.com | Ancient, Humans

Ceramic decorated with birth of Athena copied from Parthenon frieze and other imported luxuries signal that the textile dyeing business was thriving in Bethsaida 2,300 years ago.

DNA solves the mystery of how these mummies were related
17th January 2018 | sciencenews.org | Ancient, Humans

The finding highlights the importance ancient Egyptians placed on maternal lines of descent, Drosou’s group contends.

Spitzer and Hubble Telescopes Provide 3D Journey through Magnificent Orion Nebula
16th January 2018 | sci-news.com | Space, Tech

By adding depth and structure to the amazing images, this fly-through helps elucidate the Universe for the public, both educating and inspiring.

Life Is Common in the Universe, New Analysis of Meteorites Suggests
16th January 2018 bigthink.com | Space

Two meteorites, one found outside of Morocco and the other in Texas, both in 1998, have now been analyzed and the results are enticing.

Four Thousand Fish and Broken Glass connect Sydney’s Aboriginal past to its present
16th January 2018 theconversation.com | Ancient, Humans

Setting these works on the same lands where actual events plays out connects the impact of colonisation on practices that existed for thousands of years to how they contribute to our being Aboriginal today.

In conquered Mexico, almost a million died of salmonella in just five years
15th January 2018 cosmosmagazine.com | Ancient, Humans

DNA analysis finds a terrible epidemic was caused not by plague, but by the bacteria behind food poisoning.

The asteroids most likely to hit Earth
15th January 2018 | salon.com | Earth, Humans, Space, Tech

If you glean any politics from this article, take away the moral imperative for our civilization to improve our long-term thinking and invest well in planetary asteroid detection and deflection.

The stories behind Aboriginal star names now recognised by the world’s astronomical body
15th January 2018 theconversation.com | Ancient, Humans

This represents a step forward by the world’s roughly 12,000 professional astronomers in recognising the importance of traditional language and Indigenous starlore.

New technology is changing the way Guatemala views its ancient past
15th January 2018 america.cgtn.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

New laser technology is helping expand scientific knowledge of ancient Mayan sites, and has enabled scientists to uncover an ancient city in the rainforest of Guatemala.

Swiss archaeologist discovers the earliest tomb of a Scythian prince
14th January 2018 | snf.ch | Ancient, Humans

All the evidence suggests that this is not only the largest Scythian princely tomb in South Siberia, but also the earliest – and that it may be harbouring some outstandingly well-preserved treasures.

Lucky find gives archeologists glimpse into early hunting technology in Yukon
14th January 2018 | cbc.ca | Ancient, Humans

Recent radiocarbon dating confirms that the arrow blade point is one of the earliest examples of copper metallurgy ever found in Yukon.

Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars
12th January 2018 news.nationalgeographic.com | Space

New NASA images show layers of ice peeking out of eroded cliffs—a potential boon for future humans on the red planet.

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