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Bronze Age migrations changed societal organization and genomic landscape in Italy

Bronze Age migrations changed societal organization and genomic landscape in Italy

A new study in Current Biology from the Institute of Genomics of the University of Tartu, Estonia has shed light on the genetic prehistory ...
Iraq's heritage battered by desert sun, rain and state apathy

Iraq's heritage battered by desert sun, rain and state apathy

One of the world's oldest churches is crumbling deep in Iraq's desert, another victim of years of conflict, government negligence an...
Remains of nine Neanderthals discovered near Rome

Remains of nine Neanderthals discovered near Rome

When a Neanderthal skull was discovered in a cave on the property of a beachfront hotel south of Rome in 1939, it prompted a theory, since d...
Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Long-running archaeological research, boosted by airborne lidar sensing and machine-learning algorithms, finds that Cambodia's Greater A...
Chemical analysis of rare soils used to detect human activity in the Cocina Cave of Dos Aguas

Chemical analysis of rare soils used to detect human activity in the Cocina Cave of Dos Aguas

A research group from the Department of Prehistory, Archaeology and Ancient History of the University of Valencia has used the analysis of r...
18.5 million year old vine fossil identified as new species

18.5 million year old vine fossil identified as new species

An 18.5 million-year-old fossil found in Panama provides evidence of a new species and is the oldest reliable example of a climbing woody vi...
A 50,000-year history of current flow yields new climate clues

A 50,000-year history of current flow yields new climate clues

From 50,000 to 15,000 years ago, during the last ice age, Earth's climate wobbled between cooler and warmer periods punctuated by occasi...
Scrap for cash before coins

Scrap for cash before coins

How did people living in the Bronze Age manage their finances before money became widespread? Researchers from the Universities of Gottingen...
Marble head of Emperor Augustus discovered in Italian town

Marble head of Emperor Augustus discovered in Italian town

A 2,000-year-old marble head of Augustus, Rome's first emperor, has been discovered in Isernia, an Italian town in the south central reg...
Most human origins stories are not compatible with known fossils

Most human origins stories are not compatible with known fossils

In the 150 years since Charles Darwin speculated that humans originated in Africa, the number of species in the human family tree has explod...
First member of ill-fated 1845 Franklin expedition is identified by DNA analysis

First member of ill-fated 1845 Franklin expedition is identified by DNA analysis

The identity of the skeletal remains of a member of the 1845 Franklin expedition has been confirmed using DNA and genealogical analyses by a...

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