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Mon, 2013-03-11 12:19
Some of the world’s oldest engravings of the human form – prehistoric rock art from the Italian Alps – have been brought to life by the latest digital technology at Cambridge Unviersity’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Mon, 2013-03-11 12:09
The leading cause of death in the developed world also afflicted our early ancestors, indicating there's more to it than modern lifestyles
Fri, 2013-03-08 13:38
With data from 73 ice and sediment core monitoring sites around the world, scientists have reconstructed Earth's temperature history back to the end of the last Ice Age.
Fri, 2013-03-08 13:07
The archaeological team behind the discovery of the mortal remains of King Richard III after over five hundred years has been honoured by a leading archaeology magazine.
Thu, 2013-03-07 13:50
University of Florida paleontologists have discovered remarkably well-preserved fossils of two crocodilians and a mammal previously unknown to science during recent Panama Canal excavations that began in 2009.
Thu, 2013-03-07 12:01
A household name following his appearance on 20 seasons of Channel 4’s Time Team, Phil’s enthusiasm for archaeology has inspired countless others to enter the discipline.
Thu, 2013-03-07 11:19
DNA analysis finds 33,000-year old dog ancestor was more related to modern dogs than wolves
Wed, 2013-03-06 19:36
There is not significant evidence to support the association between facial shape and aggression in men, according to a study published by the journal PLOS ONE.
The governors of Ancient Egypt suffered from malnutrition and infectious diseases, dying before they were 30 years old
Wed, 2013-03-06 16:55
Researchers from the universities of Granada and Jaen take part in the excavation of the Qubbet el-Hawa necropolis, in the Egyptian region of Aswan. After analyzing more than 200 mummies and skeletons found in tomb no. 33, they have come to the conclusion that not even the chief governors lived in such good conditions as was thought up to now
Wed, 2013-03-06 16:39
Antarctica's topography began changing from flat to fjord-filled starting about 34 million years ago, according to a new report from a University of Arizona-led team of geoscientists.
Wed, 2013-03-06 14:45
Four early Neolithic houses (3700 BC) have been unearthed by archaeologists at CEMEX’s Kingsmead Quarry, Horton in Berkshire. The discovery is unprecedented on a single site in England and challenges our current understanding of how people lived more than 5,700 years ago.
Wed, 2013-03-06 11:40
A newly discovered Y chromosome places the most recent common ancestor for the Y chromosome lineage more 100,000 years before the oldest known anatomically modern human fossils
Tue, 2013-03-05 14:27
A new model suggests that inhospitable hydrodgen-sulphide rich waters could have delayed the spread of complex life forms in ancient oceans.
Tue, 2013-03-05 14:08
Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius could see permanently frozen ground thaw over a large area of Siberia, threatening release of carbon from soils, and damage to natural and human environments.
Mon, 2013-03-04 19:05
Homer's great masterpieces, The Iliad and The Odyssey, have been dated to around 762 BCE by new research based on the statistical modelling of language evolution.
Mon, 2013-03-04 15:45
University of Leicester psychologists have made an analysis of Richard III’s character – aiming to get to the man behind the bones.
Sun, 2013-03-03 22:14
Cueva de Nerja : Wiki Commons Researchers of the University of Valencia have dated between 14.500 and 13.500 years ago [...]
Sun, 2013-03-03 21:20
Welcome to Hidden Histories. In this series, we take a closer look at the world around us and explore the [...]
Sun, 2013-03-03 21:14
A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder looking for clues about why Earth did not warm as much as scientists expected between 2000 and 2010 now thinks the culprits are hiding in plain sight -- dozens of volcanoes spewing sulfur dioxide.
Sun, 2013-03-03 18:21
The Ninth Legion ‘Hispana’, the lost legion of Rome that marched into the murky fog of history and into legend. The nature of its disappearance in the early second century AD - if it ever truly disappeared at all – has sparked a wealth of interest from the media and academia, as a result it is now immortalised in thousands of words of print and rolls of film.
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