Archaeology / Cultural Heritage / History

[Archaeology] [twocolumns]

Anthropology / Human Evolution / Linguistics

[Anthropology] [twocolumns]

Palaeontology / Palaeoclimate / Earth Sciences

[Palaeontology] [twocolumns]

Evolution / Genetics / Biology

[Evolution][twocolumns]
Ancient climate change triggered warming that lasted thousands of years

Ancient climate change triggered warming that lasted thousands of years

A rapid rise in temperature on ancient Earth triggered a climate response that may have prolonged the warming for many thousands of years, ...
Genetic study provides novel insights into the evolution of skin colour

Genetic study provides novel insights into the evolution of skin colour

Skin colour is one of the most visible and variable traits among humans and scientists have always been curious about how this variation ev...
Fossil shark teeth discovered in leftover rock that contained SUE the T. rex

Fossil shark teeth discovered in leftover rock that contained SUE the T. rex

SUE the T. rex is the most famous fossil from the Hell Creek Formation of South Dakota--the most complete skeleton ever discovered of the w...
Fossilized slime of 100-million-year-old hagfish shakes up vertebrate family tree

Fossilized slime of 100-million-year-old hagfish shakes up vertebrate family tree

Paleontologists at the University of Chicago have discovered the first detailed fossil of a hagfish, the slimy, eel-like carrion feeders of...
Greenland ice melting four times faster than in 2003

Greenland ice melting four times faster than in 2003

Greenland is melting faster than scientists previously thought -- and will likely lead to faster sea level rise -- thanks to the continued,...
What happened 4,000 years ago in the Urals?

What happened 4,000 years ago in the Urals?

Archaeologists from Goethe University will be returning to the Urals for further research work. In collaboration with researchers from Joha...
'Cube of Zoroaster' unfazed by subsidence, new research finds

'Cube of Zoroaster' unfazed by subsidence, new research finds

No threat of subsidence faces the “Cube of Zoroaster”, which is a famed ancient quadrangular structure in southern Iran, according to a new...
Greek archaeologists find three ancient quarries in South Euboea

Greek archaeologists find three ancient quarries in South Euboea

The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports has announced that three ancient quarries mining Karystos shale marble were found while wind parks...
The Mysterious Steles of Mongolia

The Mysterious Steles of Mongolia

Nearly a thousand ornamented steles dot the Mongolian steppes. These “deer stones” were erected between 1200 and 800 BC, and are part of la...
Understanding our early human ancestors: Australopithecus sediba

Understanding our early human ancestors: Australopithecus sediba

The fossil site of Malapa in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa, discovered by Lee Berger of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johann...

Exhibitions / Travel

[Exhibitions] [bsummary]

Natural Heritage / Environment / Wildlife

[Natural Heritage] [list]

Astronomy / Astrobiology / Space Exploration

[Universe] [list]