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Archaeologists discover lost city that may have conquered the kingdom of Midas

Archaeologists discover lost city that may have conquered the kingdom of Midas

Archaeologists from the Oriental Institute have discovered a lost ancient kingdom dating to 1400 BC to 600 BC, which may have defeated Phr...
Frozen bird turns out to be 46,000-year-old horned lark

Frozen bird turns out to be 46,000-year-old horned lark

Scientists have recovered DNA from a well-preserved horned lark found in Siberian permafrost. The results can contribute to explaining the ...
Fossilized insect wing gives clues about Labrador's biodiversity during the Cretaceous

Fossilized insect wing gives clues about Labrador's biodiversity during the Cretaceous

A fossilised insect wing discovered in an abandoned mine in Labrador has led palaeontologists from McGill University and the University of ...
A plan to save Earth's oceans

A plan to save Earth's oceans

At least 26 per cent of our oceans need urgent conservation attention to preserve Earth's marine biodiversity, a University of Queensla...
Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered

Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered

For three years, anthropologist Alan Rogers has attempted to solve an evolutionary puzzle. His research untangles millions of years of huma...
Fossils help identify a lone 'bright spot' in a similar state to coral reefs before human impact

Fossils help identify a lone 'bright spot' in a similar state to coral reefs before human impact

Researchers at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) discovered a massive, 7,000-year-old fossilized coral reef near the insti...
Tiny prehistoric lizard sheds light on reptile evolution

Tiny prehistoric lizard sheds light on reptile evolution

The discovery of a new species of prehistoric reptile from Germany is reported this week in Scientific Reports . The anatomical features of...
DNA from ancient packrat nests helps unpack Earth's past

DNA from ancient packrat nests helps unpack Earth's past

New work shows how using next-generation DNA sequencing on ancient packrat middens--nests made out of plant material, fragments of insects,...
Huge stores of Arctic sea ice likely contributed to past climate cooling

Huge stores of Arctic sea ice likely contributed to past climate cooling

In a new paper, climate scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution propose that massive...
Nearly 900,000 pangolins trafficked worldwide: watchdog

Nearly 900,000 pangolins trafficked worldwide: watchdog

Nearly 900,000 pangolins are believed to have been trafficked worldwide in the past two decades, a wildlife watchdog said Thursday, highlig...
Fifty years of data show new changes in bird migration

Fifty years of data show new changes in bird migration

A growing body of research shows that birds' spring migration has been getting earlier and earlier in recent decades. New research from...
The Earth formed much faster than previously thought

The Earth formed much faster than previously thought

The precursor of our planet, the proto-Earth, formed within a time span of approximately five million years, shows a new study from the Cen...

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