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Women with Neanderthal gene give birth to more children

Women with Neanderthal gene give birth to more children

One in three women in Europe inherited the receptor for progesterone from Neanderthals - a gene variant associated with increased fertility...
'Miniature' rock art discovered in Australia

'Miniature' rock art discovered in Australia

Australian archaeologists have discovered some of the most detailed examples of rare, small-scale rock art in the form of miniature stencil...
Roman floor mosaics brought to light at Negrar di Valpolicella, Verona

Roman floor mosaics brought to light at Negrar di Valpolicella, Verona

Archaeologists of the Superintendence of Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape of Verona are bringing to light the magnificent floor mosaics...
Occupation of the last Neanderthal groups in the Cantabrian Region

Occupation of the last Neanderthal groups in the Cantabrian Region

Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH) have participated in a study published in the journal...
Dinosaur-dooming asteroid struck earth at 'deadliest possible' angle

Dinosaur-dooming asteroid struck earth at 'deadliest possible' angle

New simulations from Imperial College London have revealed the asteroid that doomed the dinosaurs struck Earth at the ‘deadliest possible’ ...
7,000 years of demographic history in France

7,000 years of demographic history in France

A team led by scientists from the Institut Jacques Monod (CNRS/Université de Paris) have shown that French prehistory was punctuated by two...
3,500-year-old small clay 'tablet' featuring two human figures found near Tel Jemmeh

3,500-year-old small clay 'tablet' featuring two human figures found near Tel Jemmeh

Six-year-old Imri Elya from Kibbutz Nirim, went on an outing last March with his parents to tour the Tel Jemmeh archaeological site locat...
Greece calls again for return of Parthenon Sculptures

Greece calls again for return of Parthenon Sculptures

Greece on Saturday urged Britain to return the Parthenon Sculptures - often called the Elgin Marbles - as one of the world's greatest...
Italy opens ancient Greek site as lockdown eases

Italy opens ancient Greek site as lockdown eases

Ahead of the Colosseum and Pompeii, the towering Greek temple complex at Paestum near Naples is the first Italian archaeological site to reo...
Life-size wooden statue of Warlord discovered in Japan

Life-size wooden statue of Warlord discovered in Japan

A life-size wooden statue of the warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi has been discovered at Omiyajinja shrine in Osaka, providing a clue to how pe...
First exhaustive study of the Palaeolithic site of El Provencio, Spain

First exhaustive study of the Palaeolithic site of El Provencio, Spain

The researcher Davinia Moreno, a geochronologist at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), is the co-le...
European Ice Age hunters ate wolf meat

European Ice Age hunters ate wolf meat

While carrying out excavations in the villages of Pavlov and Dolni Vestonice near Brno in the Czech Republic, Czech archaeologists had ea...

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