In addition to the carved-rock inscription, the researchers also found 14 stele (inscriptions carved on a stone slab or pillar) and 45 ostraca (inscriptions written on pieces of pottery).
Starting 5000 years ago, the Yamnaya embarked on a violent conquest of Europe. Now genetic analysis tells their tale for the first time.
A new study finds that even people long past middle age can make fresh brain cells, and that past studies that failed to spot these newcomers may have used flawed methods.
The ability to sense the Earth’s magnetic field is well documented among many animals, but researchers have struggled to show that humans are also capable of the feat. Until now.
Less that 24 hours after the 2019 Descent of the Plumed Serpent, a small tornado appeared on the steps. A coincidence? A sign? Of what?
Changing cannabis laws have resulted in a noticeable boost in the American job market and it’s estimated that 211,000 people are now directly employed in the industry full time.
The fossils from the Cambrian Period include dozens of new species and provide a window into life more than 500 million years ago.
This is so far the largest of its kind that has ever been discovered outside of a cave in Central Europe.
Researchers have been using a genetic approach to tackle one of the most intractable questions of all—how and when we became truly human.
The islands’ pioneers likely arrived centuries before European conquest, as part of a large-scale movement of people from North Africa.
The researchers found that the early Anatolian farmers derived the vast majority of their ancestry (~90 percent) from a population related to the Anatolian hunter-gatherer in the study.
New evidence pushes back the date for human settlement in jungles, challenging the idea that our ancestors preferred the savannas and plains.
The NASA spacecraft analysing the asteroid has observed it shooting out plumes of dust that surround it in a dusty haze – a phenomenon we’ve never seen in an asteroid before.
Because of Anjouan’s fiery origins, the entire island should be uniformly composed of volcanic basalt: a dark-coloured, lava-derived rock.