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'At least half Holy Shroud bloodstains fake'

'At least half Holy Shroud bloodstains fake'

At least half the bloodstains on the Holy Shroud of Turin are fake, a new study says. Only some of the stains are compatible with the posit...
Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4,000 years

Archaeologists discover bread that predates agriculture by 4,000 years

At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers ...
Megalithic Passage Tomb Cemetery discovered within Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site

Megalithic Passage Tomb Cemetery discovered within Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site

A new and significant passage tomb cemetery dating back some 5,500 years has been discovered beside Dowth Hall in County Meath. The excavat...
The origins of pottery linked with intensified fishing in the post-glacial period

The origins of pottery linked with intensified fishing in the post-glacial period

A study into some of the earliest known pottery remains has suggested that the rise of ceramic production was closely linked with intensifi...
Missing bones and our understanding of ancient biodiversity

Missing bones and our understanding of ancient biodiversity

Fossils come in many shapes and sizes, ranging from isolated fragments of bones and teeth to complete skeletons. Mosasaurs are known fr...
Indigenous peoples own or manage at least one quarter of world's land surface

Indigenous peoples own or manage at least one quarter of world's land surface

Indigenous Peoples have ownership, use and management rights over at least a quarter of the world's land surface according to a new stu...
Thawing permafrost microbiomes fuel climate change

Thawing permafrost microbiomes fuel climate change

A University of Queensland-led international study could lead to more accurate predictions or the rate of global warming from greenhouse ga...
Carved stone in Inner Mongolia said to be nearly 7,700 years old

Carved stone in Inner Mongolia said to be nearly 7,700 years old

Archaeologists have discovered a face-like sandstone carving in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region that crystal analysis has determined t...

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