Now that we’ve gotten a look at the genomes of archaic humans, researchers are trying to determine whether our differences are due to genetics.
Archaeologists have unearthed what could be the oldest known beer factory at one of the most prominent archaeological sites of ancient Egypt, a top antiquities official said on Saturday.
Birdwatchers get very excited when a ‘rare’ migratory bird makes landfall having been blown off-course and flown beyond its normal range. But these are rare for a reason; most birds that have made the journey before they are able to correct for large displacements and find their final destination.
Researchers have observed water vapour escaping high up in the thin atmosphere of Mars, offering tantalising new clues as to whether the red planet could have once hosted life.
One of Britain’s biggest and oldest stone circles has been found in Wales – and could be the original building blocks of Stonehenge.
Genetic and fossil records do not reveal a single point where modern humans originated, researchers have found.
Researchers say the Australian lungfish, native to the Burnett and Mary Rivers, is the closest living fish relative to humans and other land dwellers.
Archaeologists have managed to get near-perfect notes out of a musical instrument that’s more than 17,000 years old.
They’ve long been thought of as smarter than your average animal, but now researchers claim they have taught pigs to use a joystick, suggesting they are even cleverer than previously thought.
FarFarOut, a large chunk of rock found in 2018 at a whopping distance of around 132 astronomical units from the Sun, has been studied and characterised, and we now know a lot more about it, and its orbit.
Scotland’s remote St Kilda archipelago was inhabited as long as 2,000 years ago, according to archaeologists
Scientific research and indigenous oral traditions have long been separated. But increased interaction is bringing new insight into the past.
Experts hailed the discovery in 2015 as “stunning” — 47 teeth found in a cave in southern China dated back to 80,0000 to 120,000 years ago, challenging widely accepted ideas about human evolution.
On Wednesday (February 3), Cambridge became the second city in Massachusetts to decriminalize natural psychedelics, such as ibogaine, ayahuasca, and psilocybin mushrooms.