Researchers have succeeded in pinpointing the exact origins of 700-year-old Chinese pottery items recovered from a shipwreck.
It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s a wild possibility scientists are actually exploring: how to fit a space station inside an asteroid.
For farmers and breeders who want to settle scores, DNA-mapping projects will provide more clarity about what’s what in the cannasphere.
The genetic footprint of a “ghost population” may match that of a Neanderthal and Denisovan hybrid fossil found in Siberia.
Hundreds of years before changing the genetic face of Bronze Age Europeans, herders based in western Asia’s steppe grasslands were already mingling and mating with farmers in southeastern Europe.
The Near Earth Object Coordination Centre has upped the risk level for one of the 19,563 asteroids and 107 comets listed as passing through the Earth’s neighbourhood.
Beyond being awesome in every sense of the word, these mammoth species are crucial to keeping their respective ecosystems balanced — and about 60 percent of them are hopelessly doomed.
Eminent Siberian archeologist Professor Mikhail Shunkov challenges Western claims casting doubt on this being the work of ancient Denisovans.
Around 9,000 years ago Clovis-associated individuals were “almost completely replaced” by a population that now resembles modern day indigenous individuals in South America.
Once, about 300 million years ago, when southern Africa was joined at South America’s hip, this now arid region was covered in a wide expanse of glaciers.
Iridium, a metal associated with the asteroid that ended the Cretaceous era can act like a stealth bomb, entering the nucleus of a cancer cell.
The mummies were found inside four nine-metre deep burial chambers in the desert province of Minya, south of Cairo.
A YouGov poll indicated that a third of Americans aged 18 to 24 were unsure of the shape of our planet, in spite of scientific proofs from Pythagoras to Nasa.
While these relatives are extinct, their legacy lives on in the modern humans who carry fragments of their DNA and in the tiny artifacts and bones they left behind.