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Biomolecular analyses of Roopkund skeletons show Mediterranean migrants in Indian Himalaya

Biomolecular analyses of Roopkund skeletons show Mediterranean migrants in Indian Himalaya

A large-scale study conducted by an international team of scientists has revealed that the mysterious skeletons of Roopkund Lake - once tho...
Mesolithic boat building site discovered on seabed off Isle of Wight

Mesolithic boat building site discovered on seabed off Isle of Wight

The Maritime Archaeological Trust has discovered a new 8,000 year old structure next to what is believed to be the oldest boat building sit...
Invisible ink on antique Nile papyrus revealed by multiple methods

Invisible ink on antique Nile papyrus revealed by multiple methods

The first thing that catches an archaeologist's eye on the small piece of papyrus from Elephantine Island on the Nile is the apparently...
Neanderthal tooth unearthed near Iran’s Zagros Mountain

Neanderthal tooth unearthed near Iran’s Zagros Mountain

A new find, published this week in Journal of Human Evolution , suggests that Neanderthals were roaming at the Iranian Zagros Mountain some...
Humans migrated to Mongolia much earlier than previously believed

Humans migrated to Mongolia much earlier than previously believed

Stone tools uncovered in Mongolia by an international team of archaeologists indicate that modern humans traveled across the Eurasian stepp...
Gentle giraffes threatened with 'silent extinction'

Gentle giraffes threatened with 'silent extinction'

For most of his life as a Samburu warrior, Lesaiton Lengoloni thought nothing of hunting giraffes, the graceful giants so common a feature ...
Results of the 2019 excavations at ancient Cumae

Results of the 2019 excavations at ancient Cumae

This season's excavations on the acropolis of Cumae (Greek Kumē) has been completed. The team of students from the Department of Letter...
Tombs of Iberian prince and 24 aristocrats unearthed in Spain

Tombs of Iberian prince and 24 aristocrats unearthed in Spain

The general landscape of the Iberian Peninsula in 300 BC consisted of a variety of communities that included the Celts, the Iberians, the C...
Ancient faeces reveal how 'marsh diet' left Bronze Age Fen folk infected with parasites

Ancient faeces reveal how 'marsh diet' left Bronze Age Fen folk infected with parasites

New research published today in the journal Parasitology shows how the prehistoric inhabitants of a settlement in the freshwater marshes o...
Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear

Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear

Genetic research that reconstructed the past population dynamics of the cave bear, a prominent prehistoric denizen of Europe, implicates Ho...
Dinosaur brains from baby to adult

Dinosaur brains from baby to adult

New research by a University of Bristol palaeontology post-graduate student has revealed fresh insights into how the braincase of the dinos...

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