Ancient news stories
Artifacts found in Idaho support theory that humans reached the Americas before a land route to Asia existed.
Coprolite reveals felines in southern Andes had roundworm 17,000 years ago, long before humans got there.
The skulls paint a picture of an Incan reign of terror, in which the heads of four villagers were put on display as a warning to inhabitants.
Analysis of a decades-old discovery in a remote mountain cave has confirmed suspicions that Neanderthals once roamed in modern-day Iran, expanding the range of our thick-browed cousins.
Scientists announced the landmark discovery in Ethiopia of a nearly complete skull of an early human ancestor that lived 3.8 million years ago, a species boasting an intriguing mixture of apelike and humanlike characteristics.
The puppy found preserved in permafrost in Tumat in 2015 was either a wolf or a domesticated wolf-dog hybrid. In other words, this Pleistocene canid may have been an ancient pet.
The two skulls, dated between 12,000 and 17,000 years old, are the oldest human remains ever found in Wallacea—the islands between Java, Papua New Guinea and Australia.
The government’s preference for modern engineering meant that it missed an opportunity to engage with traditional technologies and local knowledge. Yet traditional technologies have been providing flexible ways to manage water in Huashao for hundreds of years.
Their analysis revealed that a seemingly blank patch on the papyrus actually contained characters written in what had become “invisible ink” after centuries of exposure to light.
A new genomic study tries to see if there’s a correlation between artificial cranial deformation and migration following the collapse of the Roman Empire.
Scientists have found that increasing oxygen levels are linked to the rise of North American dinosaurs around 215 M years ago.
The Guide to Indigenous DC app, which now has more than 600 downloads, takes users on a nine-mile self-guided tour of 17 city sites connected to Native American history.
America’s largest impact crater wreaked havoc on the land and water. Scientists are just beginning to understand it.
Palaeolithic sites Tolbor-4 and Tolbor-16 may prove a missing link in the map of these ancient hominins.