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To think like a Dinosaur: Paleontologists create detailed 3D-model of Ankylosaur brain

To think like a Dinosaur: Paleontologists create detailed 3D-model of Ankylosaur brain

Palaeontologists from St Petersburg University have been the first to study in detail the structure of the brain and blood vessels in the s...
Ancient DNA provides new insights into the early peopling of the Caribbean

Ancient DNA provides new insights into the early peopling of the Caribbean

According to a new study by an international team of researchers from the Caribbean, Europe and North America, the Caribbean was settled by...
Etruscan tomb of child discovered in Vulci

Etruscan tomb of child discovered in Vulci

A new archaeological discovery was made during works at the Casaletto Mengarelli necropolis in Vulci. An intact burial dating back to the 6...
Study proposes low genetic diversity of Neanderthals as principal cause of their extinction

Study proposes low genetic diversity of Neanderthals as principal cause of their extinction

What caused the disappearance of Homo neanderthalensis, a species which apparently possessed as many capacities as Homo sapiens? There are ...
Scientists create single-cell-resolution map of brain genes in humans and other primates

Scientists create single-cell-resolution map of brain genes in humans and other primates

A group of scientists led by Philipp Khaitovich, a professor at Skoltech, conducted a large-scale study of gene expression in 33 different ...
Argentine paleontologists discover small carnivorous dinosaur

Argentine paleontologists discover small carnivorous dinosaur

Fossilized remains of a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago have been discovered in Patagonia, Argentine paleontologist...
New Papua New Guinea research solves archaeological mysteries

New Papua New Guinea research solves archaeological mysteries

New research, published in The Holocene , "fills in the blanks" on what ancient Papuan New Guineans ate, and how they processed f...
Pinpointing the origins of Jerusalem's Temple Mount

Pinpointing the origins of Jerusalem's Temple Mount

Integrating radiocarbon dating and microarchaeology techniques has enabled more precise dating of the ancient Wilson's Arch monument at...
'Unparalleled' discovery of ancient skeletons sheds light on mystery of when people started eating maize

'Unparalleled' discovery of ancient skeletons sheds light on mystery of when people started eating maize

The "unparalleled" discovery of remarkably well-preserved ancient skeletons in Central American rock shelters has shed new light ...
Largest, oldest Maya monument suggests importance of communal work

Largest, oldest Maya monument suggests importance of communal work

From the ground, it's impossible to tell that the plateau underfoot is something extraordinary. But from the sky, with laser eyes, and ...
Humans and Neanderthals: Less different than polar and brown bears

Humans and Neanderthals: Less different than polar and brown bears

Ancient humans, Neanderthals and Denisovans were genetically closer than polar bears and brown bears, and so, like the bears, were able to ...
Two new extinct primate species found in the Ethiopia site of Gona

Two new extinct primate species found in the Ethiopia site of Gona

Sileshi Semaw from the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), is coauthor of a paper published in the Journal...

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