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Once a rock star has already conquered Earth, what’s left but to bring his artistic interests to space?
Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey in the ancient city of Olympia, southern Greece, in what could be the earliest record of the epic poem.
As ill California man’s landmark case begins, attorney attacks Roundup maker’s response to researchers’ findings.
Like with fingerprints, no two people have the same brain anatomy, a study has shown. This uniqueness is the result of a combination of genetic factors and individual life experiences.
The skeletons were all excavated in in 2015, but the long, slow process of investigating them has only now been completed.
Anonymous survey of young scientists reveals fresh accusations of bullying and harassment at astrophysics institute.
The discoveries indicate villagers flourished under early fifth century Christian rule, contradicting a widespread view that Jewish settlement in the region declined during that period.
Far from just being the product of our parents, widespread transfer of genes between species has radically changed the genomes of today’s mammals, and been an important driver of evolution.
The 40,000-year-old “Mungo Lady” and the equally ancient remains of Mungo Man, found nearby in 1974, doubled scientific estimates of how long Aboriginal people had called Australia home.
Its one of the fragments of asteroid 2018 LA which collided with Earth on June 2, 2018 and turned into a meteor fireball that detonated over Botswana a few seconds after entering the atmosphere.
Over 3 million years ago, our ancient ancestors and their toddlers were standing on two feet and walking upright, it has been revealed.
Researchers have found stoneware that was made in the late period of the Old Stone Age dating back 10,000 to 20,000 years, meaning the area was long inhabited by people in ancient times.
Ancient-genome study finds that indigenous dogs in North and South America split from other domestic canines around 15,000 years ago.
The structures may have housed officials responsible for overseeing the production of food for a paramilitary force more than 4,500 years ago.
From diet to evolution, prehistoric chompers tell archaeologists a surprising amount about our ancestors.