Until recently only three mounds were known to exist at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians historic site.
They understood the importance of soil management to fend off starvation on an island which had no natural resources and was exposed to inclement and violent weather and climate.
A new study, coordinated by Sapienza, claims to have discovered the oldest lunar calendar in the world in a pebble that was carved during the Upper Paleolithic period.
A new study has found that the mammalian brain is far more susceptible to bogus data than previously thought, and it raises an intriguing mystery.
Modeling the shape and movement of near-Earth asteroids is now up to 25 times faster thanks to new research.
A new project aims to catalogue hundreds of ancient symbols, drawn from long-gone civilizations as well as present-day indigenous communities.
The ancestors of modern humans met and genetically mixed with a number of archaic human groups, including Neandertals and Denisovans, and several others for which we currently have no name.
Remains of Neolithic site near Motza, the largest ever discovered in Israel, show mix of agriculture, hunting, animal husbandry — a society at its peak, say archaeologists.
It has long been suspected that the southern North Sea hides a vast landscape that once was home to thousands of people.
Poll shows policy-makers are ‘significantly behind’ tide of public opinion, says former Tory minister.
“What’s interesting is that as early as 12,000 years ago those Paleolithic people in Java already had the same concept of production of food that the Neolithic people would have later on.”
Pharoah Sneferu’s structure marks key step in Egyptian architecture, as builders had to change the angle when it started to crack.