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Researchers have succeeded in pinpointing the exact origins of 700-year-old Chinese pottery items recovered from a shipwreck.
It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s a wild possibility scientists are actually exploring: how to fit a space station inside an asteroid.
Eminent Siberian archeologist Professor Mikhail Shunkov challenges Western claims casting doubt on this being the work of ancient Denisovans.
New study reviews the palaeoecological information associated with hominin dispersals into Southeast Asia and Oceania throughout the Pleistocene.
Scientists at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias developed and applied an image processing technique designed to draw out the unseen light in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field.
New York-based company Honeybee Robotics has teemed up with the University of Central Florida (UFC) to develop a steam-powered robotic spacecraft.
AI has predicted a new hybrid species stemming from Denisovans and Neanderthals that has not yet been identified.
Geneticists have begun using old bones to make sweeping claims about the distant past. But their revisions to the human story are making some scholars of prehistory uneasy.
Thanks to an ongoing archeological dig, nearly 30,000 artifacts have turned up that could provide context to the rich history of the Michigan-Canada border as well as its indigenous relations.
‘Awesome’ technology could be used to explore ‘anywhere there is water and sufficiently low gravity’.
The organisers of a major Indian science conference said they were concerned by speakers citing religious texts and ideas at the event.
Since 2004, there’s even been a standing $10,000 prize for anyone who discovers an Indus text over 50 characters, offered by an anonymous donor.
Chang’e 4 will perform a variety of science work over the coming months, potentially helping scientists better understand the structure, formation and evolution of Earth’s natural satellite.
The researchers behind the system have dubbed it BrainNet, and say it could eventually be used to connect many different minds together, even across the web.
A new neurostimulator can listen to and stimulate electric current in the brain at the same time, potentially delivering fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson’s.
As 2018 comes to a close let’s take a look at what is happening with all the objects surrounding the Earth.