Humans news stories
In American states where marijuana is legal for medical uses, prescriptions for opioids and anti-depressants have fallen 30 per cent. It’s time our health secretary woke up.
New archaeological discoveries in Luxor highlight a remarkable “industrial zone” in which workers manufactured items for royal tombs.
DNA and isotopic analysis of people who lived in Germany some 4,000 years ago show unexpected connections across Bronze Age farmsteads.
A university’s core role is knowledge creation, but Australian universities are still missing out on genuine two-way learning with local Indigenous knowledge.
On Sunday, Greta Thunberg joined Iron Eyes on a panel on the climate crisis hosted by the Lakota People’s Law Project at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota where Iron Eyes lives.
A new ability to study changes in the on/off “instructions” for genes helps identify differences that fossils alone cannot tell us.
A cutting-edge archaeological project using innovative technology has revealed around 1,000 previously unknown archaeological sites on the Isle of Arran. Heritage chiefs believe “tens of thousands” more sites could be found using the technology.
Labor pledged to reinstate ‘wild rivers’ protections, but is yet to follow through, angering Indigenous and environmental groups.
Previously, scientists thought Paleolithic people lived a hand-to-mouth existence but this research shows they were sophisticated enough to preserve meat using bones like we use modern-day cans.
Ancient volcanic charred scrolls written in a dead language made readable again. They were discovered in what’s believed to be the only intact library from antiquities.
A nearly 4,000-year-old burial site found off the coast of Georgia hints at ties between hunter-gatherers on opposite sides of North America.
In a new exhibition, the work of Native American artists in New York is being heralded in opposition to a ‘history of erasure, misrepresentation and appropriation’.
Israel’s Antiquities Authority calls the early Bronze Age site a “cosmopolitan and planned city” that is thought to have covered 65 hectares and was probably home to about 6000 people.
The museum has been in possession of the material since the 1920s. Australian Aborigines and native Americans have been campaigning for the return of such objects for decades.