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Roman tombs discovered in Egypt's Dakhla Oasis

Roman tombs discovered in Egypt's Dakhla Oasis

Two Roman tombs have been uncovered during excavation work at Beer El-Shaghala site in Mut village in Dakhla Oasis. Credit: Egypt. Minis...
DNA tool allows you to trace your ancient ancestry

DNA tool allows you to trace your ancient ancestry

Scientists at the University of Sheffield studying ancient DNA have created a tool allowing them to more accurately identify ancient Eurasi...
Algeria's ancient pyramid tombs still shrouded in mystery

Algeria's ancient pyramid tombs still shrouded in mystery

Dating back centuries, Algeria's pyramid tombs are unique relics of an ancient era but a dearth of research has left the Jeddars shroud...
Step forward in understanding human feet

Step forward in understanding human feet

Scientists have made a step forward in understanding the evolution of human feet. Unlike species such as chimpanzees, which have opposable ...
Differences in genes' geographic origin influence mitochondrial function

Differences in genes' geographic origin influence mitochondrial function

Differences in the geographic origin of genes may affect the function of human mitochondria--energy-generating organelles inside of cells--...
Netherlands fossil deposit much richer than expected

Netherlands fossil deposit much richer than expected

It has long been known that a quarry near the Dutch town of Winterswijk is an Eldorado for fossil lovers. But even connoisseurs will be sur...
Analyzing genomic data, researchers unlock history of the North African date palm

Analyzing genomic data, researchers unlock history of the North African date palm

Genome analysis reveals that North African date palms are a hybrid between cultivated date palms from the Middle East and a different, wild...
Antarctica losing six times more ice mass annually now than 40 years ago

Antarctica losing six times more ice mass annually now than 40 years ago

Antarctica experienced a sixfold increase in yearly ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017, according to a study published in Proceedings of t...
Antarctic ice sheet could suffer a one-two climate punch

Antarctic ice sheet could suffer a one-two climate punch

Scientists have long speculated that our planet's climate system is intimately linked to the Earth's celestial motions. Roughly...
Human skull unearthed near north China border confirmed to be 10,000 years old

Human skull unearthed near north China border confirmed to be 10,000 years old

A human skull found near the borders of China, Mongolia and Russia is confirmed as dating back more than 10,000 years, researchers announce...

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