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Humans news stories
Deep below the sands of the Saqqara necropolis, archaeologists have uncovered a unique discovery they say reveals the secrets of the ancient Egyptian mummies.
Legends and archaeological finds suggest ancient Egyptians once visited Ireland. Could DNA findings answer long-held questions regarding a possible link between ancient Egyptians and the Emerald Isle?
Countries can acknowledge their histories without being captive to them, says Hawk Newsome, who is visiting Sydney.
A new archaeological find suggests that humans inhabited America, specifically parts of what is known today as Texas, as far back as 21,700 years ago.
New analysis challenges traditional view of humanity’s origins and suggests many populations of primitive people developed across Africa.
Genetically speaking, we get what we get. But someday we might be able to program our genetic futures, and then it’s a whole new ballgame.
The sarcophagus has become a source of excitement because a layer of mortar between the body and the lid indicates its contents have lain undisturbed since it was buried.
The discovery of stone tools—the oldest ever found outside of Africa—dramatically shifts the story of hominin migration, researchers say.
Researchers say it is time to drop the idea that modern humans originated from a single population in a single location.
The temple is nestled inside the Teopanzolco pyramid in Morelos state, 70km south of Mexico City. It is thought to date back to 1150 and to belong to the Tlahuica culture, one of the Aztec peoples living in central Mexico.
This research shows that the use of plants was a widespread, deeply-rooted subsistence strategy of the Neanderthals.
A mummy from ancient Egypt combining the heads of a girl and a crocodile was photographed for the first time. The mummy has been hidden from the public eye for more than a century.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association has put in an application to change Hayden Valley to Buffalo Nations Valley — and to change Mount Doane to First Peoples Mountain.
The skeleton had holes drilled in her bones so she couldn’t rise from the dead. In Poland, women accused of witchcraft were reportedly typically the lovers or wives of wealthy members of society.