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A team of archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed four ancient child graves at Gebel el-Silsila, the site of a former Egyptian quarry that dates back 3,500 years.
Based on comparisons with the objects found by the Harrissons in the Great Cave complex, archaeologists think the Traders Cave deposits are mostly 20,000 years old or more.
A cuneiform tablet discovered in southeastern Turkey documents a glimpse into the final days of the Assyrian Empire.
“The damage we are inflicting on species and ecosystems is so extensive and profound that scientists now believe we are witnessing Earth’s sixth mass extinction event – the last one marked the end of the dinosaurs,” Attenborough said.
The long-held mystery of Hippocrates and the parasitic worms has finally been solved, and it’s all thanks to a few samples of ancient poop.
This map, dated 1593, is one of fewer than 100 documents made by indigenous people that have survived the ravages of time. It provides a fascinating glimpse into the early interactions between the indigenous people of Mexico and the recently arrived Spanish.
A new “DNA atlas” of Ireland is revealing some of the surprising ways historic kingdoms have influenced populations on the island—and it offers the first genetic evidence that Vikings intermingled with ancient Irish peoples.
An analysis of 63 archeological sites across North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa links increasing wealth inequality and the rise of animal domestication.
There’s an increasingly confident group of researchers that think life emerged in space, and evidence published in the Journal of Chemical Physics on Tuesday provides support for their daring hypothesis.
Centuries after a noblewoman lived and died in Peru, scientists have reconstructed her face in stunning 3-D.
Researchers are currently developing a blimp-like exploration robot, designed to squeeze through a tiny 1.5-inch hole, before unfolding and inflating itself to look around.
The spotlight is back on the mythological ‘Ram Setu’ between India and Sri Lanka, after a show on the Science Channel in the US hinted that such a structure may actually exist outside of mythology.
The mummified man, nicknamed “Hen” lived around 2,000 years ago, but he was just recently given a full CT scan at the Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.