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New funerary and ritual behaviours of Neolithic Iberian populations discovered

New funerary and ritual behaviours of Neolithic Iberian populations discovered

Experts from the Department of Prehistory and Archaeology of the University of Seville have just published a study in the prestigious journa...
Y chromosomes of Neanderthals and Denisovans now sequenced

Y chromosomes of Neanderthals and Denisovans now sequenced

An international research team led by Martin Petr and Janet Kelso of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germ...
Chromium steel was first made in ancient Persia

Chromium steel was first made in ancient Persia

Chromium steel - similar to what we know today as tool steel - was first made in Persia, nearly a millennium earlier than experts previously...
Jaws of death: Paleontologist renames giant, prehistoric marine lizard

Jaws of death: Paleontologist renames giant, prehistoric marine lizard

Some 92 to 66 million years ago, as the Age of Dinosaurs waned, giant marine lizards called mosasaurs roamed an ocean that covered North Ame...
Uncovering new understanding of Earth's carbon cycle

Uncovering new understanding of Earth's carbon cycle

A new study led by a University of Alberta PhD student--and published in Nature --is examining the Earth's carbon cycle in new depth, us...
Genome duplications as evolutionary adaptation strategy

Genome duplications as evolutionary adaptation strategy

Genome duplications play a major role in the development of forms and structures of plant organisms and their changes across long periods of...
Wobbling shadow of the M87 black hole

Wobbling shadow of the M87 black hole

In 2019, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration delivered the first image of a black hole, revealing M87* - the supermassive object...
Roman Sphinx seal-ring recovered from Pattanam

Roman Sphinx seal-ring recovered from Pattanam

Fresh findings from excavations at Pattanam  near North Paravur in Ernakulam — like a seal-ring with the image of a sphinx and the Graeco-Ro...
2,500-year-old grave of warrior couple discovered in Siberia

2,500-year-old grave of warrior couple discovered in Siberia

A 2,500-year-old grave containing the bodies of a warrior couple, their child and their elderly servant has been discovered in Siberia. The ...
La Malia site, a window onto the Upper Palaeolithic in the Iberian Peninsula interior

La Malia site, a window onto the Upper Palaeolithic in the Iberian Peninsula interior

The 2020 Excavation Campaign at the Tamajon karst in Guadalajara (Spain) and, specifically, at the rockshelter known as La Malia, has been v...
US Congress members call on UK to return Parthenon sculptures to Greece

US Congress members call on UK to return Parthenon sculptures to Greece

The US Congress’ caucus on Hellenic Issues has sent a letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging “earnest” talks for the return of the...
Wild birds as offerings to the Egyptian gods

Wild birds as offerings to the Egyptian gods

Millions of ibis and birds of prey mummies, sacrificed to the Egyptian gods Horus, Ra or Thoth, have been discovered in the necropolises of ...

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