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Out of Africa and into an archaic human melting pot

Out of Africa and into an archaic human melting pot

Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved...
Ancient Roman port history unveiled

Ancient Roman port history unveiled

Researchers successfully reconstructed anthropic influences on sedimentation, including dredging and canal gates use, in the ancient harbou...
2,000-year-old temple floor discovered at Malta's Tas-Silġ excavations

2,000-year-old temple floor discovered at Malta's Tas-Silġ excavations

The floor of a temple dating back to prehistoric times was uncovered in ongoing excavation works at Tas-Silġ, the Culture Ministry said. ...
Remains of Medieval wall unearthed in Czech Republic

Remains of Medieval wall unearthed in Czech Republic

Preparatory work for the reconstruction of Břeclav Castle has unearthed a rare archaeological find –the remains of a medieval wall from the...
Stonehenge may have been built using pig fat

Stonehenge may have been built using pig fat

Pig fat could have been used to grease the sledges used to transport the massive stones of Stonehenge into position, new analysis by archae...
Maternal secrets of our earliest ancestors unlocked

Maternal secrets of our earliest ancestors unlocked

Analysis of more than two-million-year-old teeth from Australopithecus africanus fossils found in South Africa have revealed that infants w...
Environment, more than evolution, might underlie human-ape differences in social cognition

Environment, more than evolution, might underlie human-ape differences in social cognition

Apes' abilities have been unfairly measured, throwing into doubt the assumed belief that human infants are superior to adult chimpanzee...
Fossil of smallest old world monkey species discovered in Kenya

Fossil of smallest old world monkey species discovered in Kenya

Researchers from the National Museums of Kenya, University of Arkansas, University of Missouri and Duke University have announced the disco...
Strange new species of duck-billed dinosaur identified

Strange new species of duck-billed dinosaur identified

The most complete skull of a duck-billed dinosaur from Big Bend National Park, Texas, is revealed in the Journal of Systematic Palaeontolog...
New light on cichlid evolution in Africa

New light on cichlid evolution in Africa

A collaborative research project carried out under the auspices of the GeoBio-Center at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich has...
Plague genomes show extent, diversity of massive Roman-era pandemic

Plague genomes show extent, diversity of massive Roman-era pandemic

New research on one of history's most devastating plagues shows that it spread farther than previously believed, reaching post–Roman Br...
Third-century Greek inscription with names of Dionysus cult found in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Third-century Greek inscription with names of Dionysus cult found in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Archaeologists working at the Episcopal Basilica site in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv have found a large stone slab, estimated to date fr...

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