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Human remains unearthed at site of early Roman military base in Kent

Human remains unearthed at site of early Roman military base in Kent

Two skeletons dating back to the Bronze and Iron Age have been unearthed by archaeologists working on a building site. One of the skele...
83 ancient graves discovered in Egypt's Nile Delta

83 ancient graves discovered in Egypt's Nile Delta

The Egyptian archaeological mission, which is affiliated with the government’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, has announced the discovery ...
Boom and bust for ancient sea dragons

Boom and bust for ancient sea dragons

A new study by scientists from the University of Bristol's School of Earth Sciences, shows a well-known group of extinct marine reptile...
More than 16,000 antiquities stolen from Turkish-occupied Cyprus

More than 16,000 antiquities stolen from Turkish-occupied Cyprus

More than 16,000 Christian icons, mosaics and murals dating from to 6th and 5th centuries have been forcibly stolen and sold abroad since t...
‘Ghost’ of mysterious hominin found in West African genomes

‘Ghost’ of mysterious hominin found in West African genomes

Ancestors of modern West Africans interbred with a yet-undiscovered species of archaic human, similar to how ancient Europeans mated with N...
Human language most likely evolved gradually

Human language most likely evolved gradually

One of the most controversial hypotheses for the origin of human language faculty is the evolutionary conjecture that language arose instan...
Extinct giant turtle had horned shell of up to three metres

Extinct giant turtle had horned shell of up to three metres

The tropical region of South America is one of the world's hot spots when it comes to animal diversity. The region's extinct fauna ...
Fossilized insect from 100 million years ago is oldest record of primitive bee with pollen

Fossilized insect from 100 million years ago is oldest record of primitive bee with pollen

Beetle parasites clinging to a primitive bee 100 million years ago may have caused the flight error that, while deadly for the insect, is a...
Hidden away: An enigmatic mammalian brain area revealed in reptiles

Hidden away: An enigmatic mammalian brain area revealed in reptiles

Reptiles have a brain area previously suspected to play a role in mammalian higher cognitive processes, and establish its role in controlli...
One-third of plant and animal species could be gone in 50 years

One-third of plant and animal species could be gone in 50 years

Accurately predicting biodiversity loss from climate change requires a detailed understanding of what aspects of climate change cause extin...
SwRI models hint at longer timescale for Mars formation

SwRI models hint at longer timescale for Mars formation

The early solar system was a chaotic place, with evidence indicating that Mars was likely struck by planetesimals, small protoplanets up to...
The necropolis of Asyut as an important element of Egypt's cultural memory

The necropolis of Asyut as an important element of Egypt's cultural memory

About 4,000 years ago, Asyut was an important cultural center in Middle Egypt. The ancient city with its temples, palaces, libraries, and h...

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