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Evidence of a Mesolithic stone industry discovered at the Acropolis of Selinunte

Evidence of a Mesolithic stone industry discovered at the Acropolis of Selinunte

The excavation in progress this year suggested from the very beginning that the human presence on the acropolis of Selinunte is several mil...
Swedes have been brewing beer since the Iron Age, new evidence confirms

Swedes have been brewing beer since the Iron Age, new evidence confirms

Archaeologists at Lund University in Sweden have found carbonised germinated grains showing that malt was produced for beer brewing as earl...
Traces of ancient smelting discovered in northwest Iran

Traces of ancient smelting discovered in northwest Iran

A team of archaeologists and researchers has recently found remnants of ancient metal smelting across two villages in northwest Iran. C...
Strange 'nude' fossil creature from half a billion years ago

Strange 'nude' fossil creature from half a billion years ago

Scientists have discovered the fossil of an unusual large-bodied 'nude' sea-creature from half a billion years ago. The new spe...
Museum collection reveals distribution of Carolina parakeet 100 years after its extinction

Museum collection reveals distribution of Carolina parakeet 100 years after its extinction

While 2018 marks the centenary of the death of the last captive Carolina parakeet - North America's only native parrot, a team of resea...
Montana burial site answers questions about Clovis peoples

Montana burial site answers questions about Clovis peoples

Scientists have shown that at the Anzick site in Montana - the only known Clovis burial site - the skeletal remains of a young child and th...
Graves of two men with legs chopped off discovered in Cambridgeshire

Graves of two men with legs chopped off discovered in Cambridgeshire

The graves of two men whose legs were chopped off at the knees and placed carefully by their shoulders before burial have been discovered b...
First 3D analysis of the stone tools of African hunter-gatherers

First 3D analysis of the stone tools of African hunter-gatherers

Scientists from the CENIEH have published a paper on the use of stones to process baobab by the Hadza people, whose results suggest that th...

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