Archeology
Scientists discover new way to reconstruct what extinct animals looked like  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Scientists could be set to reveal the most accurate depictions of ancient vertebrates ever made after a world-first discovery at University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland. more
Invisible writing on antique Nile papyrus revealed by multiple methods  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers from the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, Berlin universities and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin studied a small piece of papyrus that was excavated on the island of Elephantine on... more
Ancient feces reveal how 'marsh diet' left Bronze Age Fen folk infected with parasites  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
'Coprolites' from the Must Farm archaeological excavation in East Anglia, UK, shows the prehistoric inhabitants were infected by parasitic worms... more
Ancient Giant Penguin Unearthed in New Zealand: Crossvallia waiparensis  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The fossilized bones of a large-sized penguin species that lived during the Paleocene epoch (between 66 and 56... more
Newly Discovered 'Monster' Penguin Was As Tall As an Adult Human  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Fish swam for their lives when they encountered a forbidding, ancient "monster" penguin that would have towered over today's largest penguin. more
Shard reveals how Cyprus' ancient kingdoms managed economy  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An archaeologist says the discovery of a small clay shard inscribed with a partial inventory of goods at a 2,500-year-old citadel suggests that Cyprus' ancient city states "more than likely" managed their... more
Jurassic world of volcanoes found in central Australia  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Subsurface explorers have uncovered a previously undescribed 'Jurassic World' of around 100 ancient volcanoes buried deep within the Cooper-Eromanga Basins of central Australia. more
Jurassic Volcanic Province Discovered in Australia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of researchers has discovered around 100 ancient volcanoes and associated lava flows buried deep within the Cooper-Eromanga Basins in central Australia.... more
Jurassic world of volcanoes found in central Australia  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An international team of subsurface explorers from the University of Adelaide in Australia and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland has uncovered a previously undescribed Jurassic world of around 100 ancient volcanoes... more
Ancient natural history of antibiotic production and resistance revealed  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The study is the first to put antibiotic biosynthesis and resistance into an evolutionary context. The findings will help to guide the future discovery of new antibiotics and antibiotic alternatives... more
First cells may have emerged because building blocks of proteins stabilized membranes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have discovered that the building blocks of proteins can stabilize cell membranes. This finding may explain how the first cells emerged from the... more
Astronomers Discover Vast Ancient Galaxies, Which Could Shed Light on Dark Matter  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Astronomers used the combined power of multiple astronomical observatories around the world and in space to discover a treasure-trove of previously unknown ancient massive... more
Fungi living in cattail roots could improve our picture of ancient ecoystems  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Paleobotanist Az Klymiuk didn't set out to upend science's understanding of the fossil record of plant-fungal associations. She just wanted to figure out the... more
A long time ago, galaxies far, far away  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Astronomers used the combined power of multiple astronomical observatories around the world and in space to discover a treasure-trove of previously unknown ancient massive galaxies. This is the first multiple discovery of... more
Vast ancient galaxies discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Astronomers used the combined power of multiple astronomical observatories around the world and in space to discover a treasure-trove of previously unknown ancient massive galaxies. This is the first multiple discovery of its kind and such an abundance of this... more
Astronomers discover vast ancient galaxies, which could shed light on dark matter  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers have used the combined power of multiple astronomical observatories around the world and in space to discover a treasure trove of previously unknown... more
New finds for Mars rover, seven years after landing  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA's Curiosity rover has come a long way since touching down on Mars seven years ago. It has traveled a total of 13 miles (21 kilometers) and ascended 1,207 feet... more
Newly discovered Labrador fossils give clues about ancient climate  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The discovery of fossilized plants in Labrador, Canada, by a team of paleontologists provides the first quantitative estimate of the area's climate during the Cretaceous period, a time when the... more
Newly discovered Labrador fossils give clues about ancient climate  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The discovery of fossilized plants in Labrador, Canada, by a team of McGill directed paleontologists provides the first quantitative estimate of the area's climate during the Cretaceous period, a time... more
Cancer without end? Discovery yields fresh insights  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists describe the evolutionary dynamics of a sexually transmitted cancer affecting dogs, which arose in a single ancient animal, living as much as 8.5 millennia ago. The findings provide fresh insights into disease evolution... more
Anaemic star carries the mark of its ancient ancestor  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A newly discovered ancient star containing a record-low amount of iron carries evidence of a class of even older stars, long hypothesised but assumed to have vanished. more
Divers Find Remains of Ancient Temple in Sunken Egyptian City  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The underwater city was named after the legendary Hercules, who ancient people believed actually visited the city. more
Divers Find Temples and Treasures in Sunken Ancient Egyptian City  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The underwater city was named after the legendary Hercules, who ancient people believed actually visited the city. more
Archaeologists Find 500-Year-Old Shipwreck in Baltic Sea  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A team of marine archaeologists has discovered the intact wreck of an ancient ship on the floor of the Baltic Sea. “This... more
Pottery related to unknown culture found in Ecuador  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Archaeologists from the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), Institute of Archeology and Ethnography SB RAS (Russia); Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL, Ecuador); and Tohoku University (Japan) found shards of ceramic vessels... more
Were These 3,500-Year-Old Carvings of Nude Women Used As Ancient Fertility Drug?  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
An inscribed ancient Egyptian scarab and five clay tablets with carvings of naked women have been found in Rehob, a 3,500-year-old city in Israel. more
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