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Researchers shed new light on the origins of modern humans

Researchers shed new light on the origins of modern humans

Researchers from the University of Huddersfield, with colleagues from the University of Cambridge and the University of Minho in Braga, hav...
New Cretaceous fossil sheds light on avian reproduction

New Cretaceous fossil sheds light on avian reproduction

A team of scientists led by Alida Bailleul and Jingmai O'Connor from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IV...
Fragment of clay jar depicting a human face discovered in Jerusalem

Fragment of clay jar depicting a human face discovered in Jerusalem

A fragment of a pottery jar decorated with a human face dating back to the Persian period was discovered in excavations in Jerusalem. This ...
Anchors dating to Hellenistic era discovered off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast

Anchors dating to Hellenistic era discovered off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast

Alexandria University’s Archaeological Mission unearthed several anchors on Monday while surveying the Bagosh area near Marsa Matrouh, unde...
First Anatolian farmers were local hunter-gatherers that adopted agriculture

First Anatolian farmers were local hunter-gatherers that adopted agriculture

An international team, led by scientists from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and in collaboration with scientist...
How hot spots of genetic variation evolved in human DNA

How hot spots of genetic variation evolved in human DNA

What makes one person different from one another, and how did these differences evolve? A study by University at Buffalo biologists is illu...
Study finds natural selection favours cheaters

Study finds natural selection favours cheaters

Mutualisms, which are interactions between members of different species that benefit both parties, are found everywhere -- from exchanges b...
Research predicts what makes evolution go backwards

Research predicts what makes evolution go backwards

The study of evolution is revealing new complexities, showing how the traits most beneficial to the fitness of individual plants and animal...
Ancient Greek architectural piece put up for sale on Turkish website

Ancient Greek architectural piece put up for sale on Turkish website

An ancient Greek architectural piece has been put up for sale for 150 Turkish Liras (about $28) on an online platform selling second-hand i...
Nile shipwreck vindicates Herodotus after 2,500 years

Nile shipwreck vindicates Herodotus after 2,500 years

Archaeologists have recently discovered an ancient shipwreck which proves the Greek Historian Herodotus was accurate in his description, al...
Earliest known Mariner's Astrolabe certified

Earliest known Mariner's Astrolabe certified

Guinness World Records have independently certified an astrolabe excavated from the wreck site of a Portuguese Armada Ship that was part of...

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