Archeology
A Neanderthal tooth discovered in Serbia reveals human migration history  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
In 2015, our Serbian-Canadian archaeological research team was working at a cave site named Pešturina, in Eastern Serbia, where we had found thousands of stone tools and animal... more
Egypt: Archaeologists uncover ancient tomb with mummies  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered an ancient tomb with mummies believed to date back about 2,000 years in the southern city of Aswan. more
'Marsquake': first tremor detected on Red Planet  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Scientists said Tuesday they might have detected the first known seismic tremor on Mars in a discovery that could shed light on the ancient origins of Earth's neighbour. more
Australia WWII ship sunk by Japanese submarine found  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
An Australian freighter sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II has been located "relatively intact" in waters off the country's southeast coast, archeologists said Tuesday. more
Mesopotamian King Sargon II envisioned ancient city Karkemish as western Assyrian capital  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In "A New Historical Inscription of Sargon II from Karkemish," published in the Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Gianni Marchesi translates a recently discovered... more
How superstitions spread  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Ancient Roman leaders once made decisions about important events, such as when to hold elections or where to build new cities, based on the presence or flight patterns of birds. Builders often omit the thirteenth floor from their floor plans,... more
Switch from hunting to herding recorded in ancient pee  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The transition from hunting and gathering to farming and herding is considered a crucial turning point in the history of humanity. Scholars think the intensive food production that came along... more
Researchers discover 'ghostly' signs of a mysterious new mineral  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An international research team including Curtin University scientists has documented the 'ghost' of an undiscovered mineral at two ancient meteorite impact craters. more
Cometary Surprise Found Inside Meteorite  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
An ancient sliver of the building blocks from which comets formed was discovered encased inside a meteorite like an insect in amber by a Carnegie-led research... more
34,000-Year-Old Figurative Cave Paintings Found in Croatia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of archaeologists from the United States and Europe has revealed the first example of Paleolithic figurative cave art found in... more
Megalith tombs were family graves in European Stone Age  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Archeologists have discovered kin relationships among Stone Age individuals buried in megalithic tombs on Ireland and in Sweden. The kin relations can be traced for more than ten generations and... more
‘Cities’ reveals common ground between ancient and modern urban life  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
In the book ‘Cities,’ archaeologist Monica Smith sees the positives in past and present metropolises. more
Conservationists discover hidden diversity in ancient frog family  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Research scientists have uncovered hidden diversity within a type of frog found only in the Seychelles, showing that those on each island have their own distinct lineage. The family tree of sooglossid... more
Homo luzonensis: New Species of Ancient Human Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An early human species with a unique mix of primitive (that is, Australopithecus-like) and derived (that is, Homo sapiens-like) morphological... more
A new species of ancient human and real-time evolutionary changes in flowering plants  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The ancient humans also known as the “hobbit” people (Homo floresiensis) might have company in their small stature with the discovery of... more
Conservationists discover hidden diversity in ancient frog family  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Research scientists led by the University of Kent have uncovered hidden diversity within a type of frog found only in the Seychelles, showing that those on each island have their own distinct... more
The First Cave Art from the Balkans May Date Back 30,000 Years  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
In a first, archaeologists have discovered Upper Paleolithic cave paintings in the Balkans. more
Filipinos plan more diggings where new human species found  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Archaeologists who discovered fossil bones and teeth of a previously unknown human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines say they plan more diggings and... more
New Species of Early Human Is Even Smaller Than the 'Hobbit'  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
The ancient bones and teeth of a previously unknown human relative — one that was even smaller than the so-called Hobbit — have been discovered deep... more
Fossils of enigmatic extinct human species found on Philippine island  REUTERS · 2 weeks
Thirteen fossil bones and teeth excavated in a cave in the Philippines represent an enigmatic previously... more
A new hominid species has been found in a Philippine cave, fossils suggest  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Cave fossils found in the Philippines come from a newly discovered member of the human lineage, researchers say more
Tracking records of the oldest life forms on Earth  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The discovery provides a new characteristic 'biosignature' to track the remains of ancient life preserved in rocks which are significantly altered over billions of years and could help identify life... more
Thousands-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus opened on live TV  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A sarcophagus containing an Egyptian high priest was opened on live TV Sunday during a special two-hour broadcast by the American channel Discovery. more
Mummified mice and more in latest Egyptian tomb discovery  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Dozens of mummified mice were among the animals found in an ancient Egyptian tomb, unveiled Friday by the antiquities ministry with the aim of drawing tourists to the central Sohag... more
Four-Legged ‘Whale’ Lived in Peru 43 Million Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
A new species of ancient whale ancestor has been identified from a fossilized skeleton found in Peru. Named... more
Jurassic crocodile discovery sheds light on reptiles' family tree  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A 150 million-year-old fossil has been identified as a previously unseen species of ancient crocodile that developed a tail fin and paddle-like limbs for life in the sea. more
Ancient, four-legged whale with otter-like features found along the coast of Peru  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Cetaceans, the group including whales and dolphins, originated in south Asia more than 50 million years ago from a small, four-legged, hoofed ancestor. Now,... more
Ancient, four-legged whale with otter-like features found along the coast of Peru  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Cetaceans, the group including whales and dolphins, originated in south Asia more than 50 million years ago from a small, four-legged, hoofed ancestor. Now,... more
Ancient four-legged whales once roamed land and sea  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Whales belong in the ocean, right? That may be true today, but cetaceans (whales, dolphins, porpoises) actually descended from four legged mammals that once lived on land. New research published in Current... more
Mummy of Pharaoh's Official Discovered Inside Limestone Sarcophagus in Egypt  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The mummified remains of a high-ranking official named Khuwy were discovered in a colorful tomb that dates back 4,400 years. more
A 5,000-year-old barley grain discovered in Finland changes understanding of livelihoods  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A 5,000-year-old barley grain discovered in Aland, southern Finland, turns researchers' understanding of ancient Northern livelihoods upside down. New findings reveal that hunter-gatherers took to farming... more
Scientists measure extent of recovery for critically endangered black abalone  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
One critically endangered species of smooth-shelled abalone is making a comeback in certain parts of its range along the California coast. To better understand the extent of black... more
Scientists measure extent of recovery for critically endangered black abalone  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
One critically endangered species of smooth-shelled abalone is making a comeback in certain parts of its range along the California coast. To better understand the extent of black... more
Uncovering the secrets of ancient rock art using 'X-ray vision'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Prehistoric rock paintings are a source of fascination. Aside from their beauty, there's deep meaning in these strokes, which depict ancient rituals and important symbols. Scientists now describe... more
Uncovering the secrets of ancient rock art using 'X-ray vision'  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Prehistoric rock paintings are a source of fascination across the world. Aside from their beauty, there's deep meaning in these strokes, which depict ancient rituals and important symbols.... more
New Species of Short-Tailed Whip Scorpion Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A duo of arachnologists from Brazil has discovered a new species of short-tailed whip scorpion in eastern Amazon. “Schizomida (schizomids) are an... more
Astronomers Discover Ancient System with Two Super-Earths  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
An international team of astronomers has discovered a hot rocky and a warm puffy super-Earth exoplanets orbiting the 7.5-billion-year-old star HD 15337.... more
Astronaut trainees discover new crustacean species in cave training course  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In the absolute darkness of caves, rare creatures have returned to living in water to survive. Astronauts looking for life in the underworld during the CAVES training courses... more
Earth’s Deep Mantle Flows Dynamically  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
As ancient ocean floors plunge over 1,000 km into the Earth's deep interior, they cause hot rock in the lower mantle to flow much more dynamically... more
Egypt discovers ancient port used by temple builders  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Egypt says archaeologists have found a 3,000-year-old port where stones were transported to be used in the building of temples and obelisks. more
Back to the water  ESA · 4 weeks
In the absolute darkness of caves, rare creatures have returned to living in water to survive. Astronauts looking for life in the underworld during the CAVES training courses... more
Photos: Discoveries at Wadi el-Hudi, an Ancient Egyptian Settlement  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 month
Archaeologists have discovered more than 100 inscriptions at an ancient Egyptian site that served as an amethyst mine. more
100 Ancient Egyptian Inscriptions Found at Amethyst Mining Site  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 month
Archaeologists have uncovered more than 100 ancient inscriptions carved into rock at Wadi el-Hudi, where the ancient Egyptians mined amethyst. more
A Neanderthal tooth discovered in Serbia reveals human migration history
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