Early Mississippian Mound cultures shared artistic trends and technologies across regional networks that functioned in similar ways as modern social media, suggests new research.
Why should different methods and different results be shunned when science by design is meant to be challenged?
Cortés and his force would not have been able to overcome a city of 200,000 without help. He got it in the form of a smallpox epidemic.
The authors confirm there was only one skeleton in the grave, and there was no chance of the bones being muddled up as each individual human bone was clearly labeled “Bj.581” in ink.
The researchers suggest that when the evidence is considered as a whole, it appears very likely that fresh meat was a main constituent of the Neanderthal diet.
This study is the first to specifically examine the skeletons found there for signs of inbreeding. Overall, they found 17 cases of congenital anomalies.
More than 500 sacrificial and ritualistic relics have been discovered by divers in Lake Petén Itzá, Guatemala.
While this may conjure not-so-warm memories of the post-apocalyptic sci-fi The Day After Tomorrow, there’s no need to panic.
In an age where the world is increasingly homogenized, Nelson’s work reminds us of the precious differences that make individual cultural heritage so unique.
This could be the second Neanderthal footprint ever found worldwide – and it’s possible it belonged to one of the last members of this species.
Findings from the team at the University of Western Australia are being published in the journal Antiquity this week.
The group described it as a “significant archaeological discovery that indicates a longstanding and continued tie between Wet’suwet’en people and their ancestral territories.”
For twenty million years, the world’s oceans were home to a monstrous shark, named the ‘megalodon’. Then suddenly, without explanation, the 18-metre-long super predator disappeared.
An upgrade of the Australian Dictionary of Biography is long overdue – it’s time to include the many women and Indigenous leaders time forgot.
A new study suggests megaliths in Europe can be traced back to a single hunter-gatherer culture that started nearly 7000 years ago in what is today the Brittany region of northwestern France.