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New study reveals insight into how our early ancestors dealt with climate change

New study reveals insight into how our early ancestors dealt with climate change

New insight into how our early ancestors dealt with major shifts in climate is revealed in research, published in Nature Ecology & Evolu...
23,000 years ago, humans in Israel enjoyed a new bounty of food options

23,000 years ago, humans in Israel enjoyed a new bounty of food options

As climate shifted 23,000 years ago, humans in Israel experienced a new abundance of food, according to a study published in the open-access...
Fish bones and water lilies help pin down the month the dinosaurs died

Fish bones and water lilies help pin down the month the dinosaurs died

The dinosaurs were killed by a meteorite impact on the Earth some 66 million years ago in what has become known as the Cretaceous-Paleogene ...
Fossil snail shells offer new tool for analyzing ancient ocean chemistry

Fossil snail shells offer new tool for analyzing ancient ocean chemistry

A collection of fossil shells from marine snails and clams is challenging a theory that says the world's deadliest mass extinction was a...
Study reveals the earliest record of angiosperms in North America

Study reveals the earliest record of angiosperms in North America

A new study by Prof. Wang Xin from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIGPAS) reported a new an...
Amber fossil reveals new clues about ancient cockroach ecology

Amber fossil reveals new clues about ancient cockroach ecology

Researchers at Hokkaido University have revealed new insights into an extinct cockroach species by studying the sensory organs of a specimen...
Study links glaciers to Earth’s ‘Great Unconformity’

Study links glaciers to Earth’s ‘Great Unconformity’

New research provides further evidence that rocks representing up to a billion years of geological time were carved away by ancient glaciers...
The role of magma in the birth of the Atlantic Ocean

The role of magma in the birth of the Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean was born roughly 200 million years ago when the supercontinent Pangea began to break apart. As continental crust stretche...
New study calls into question the importance of meat eating in shaping our evolution

New study calls into question the importance of meat eating in shaping our evolution

Quintessential human traits such as large brains first appear in Homo erectus nearly 2 million years ago. This evolutionary transition towar...
Results of the 2021 Kition-Pampoula excavations

Results of the 2021 Kition-Pampoula excavations

The Department of Antiquities, of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works has announced the completion of the 2021 archaeologica...
The secrets of ancient Japanese tombs revealed thanks to satellite images

The secrets of ancient Japanese tombs revealed thanks to satellite images

A research group at the Politecnico di Milano analysed the orientation of ancient Japanese tombs – the so-called Kofun. This study has never...
What was asphalt doing on a 9,000-year-old skull?

What was asphalt doing on a 9,000-year-old skull?

The Judean Desert is a unique time capsule for archaeologists: thanks to the arid conditions that prevail there, its caves preserve ancient ...

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