Archeology
Fossil teeth reveal ancient hyenas in the Arctic  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Modern hyenas are known as hunters and scavengers in Asian and African ecosystems such as the savanna. But in ancient times, these powerful carnivores also roamed a very different landscape, inhabiting the... more
Dark centers of chromosomes reveal ancient DNA  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Geneticists exploring the dark heart of the human genome have discovered big chunks of Neanderthal and other ancient DNA. The results open new ways to study both how chromosomes behave during cell division and... more
9,000 years ago, a community with modern urban problems  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Bioarchaeologists report new findings from the ancient ruins of Çatalhöyük, in modern Turkey. The results paint a picture of what it was like for humans to move from a nomadic... more
Pass The Brazier: Early Evidence Of Cannabis Smoking Found On Chinese Artifacts  NPR · 1 week
Humans have been smoking pot to get high since the first millennium B.C. Archaeologists have found early evidence of cannabis use from wooden bowls... more
Ancient 'Loch Ness Monster' from Antarctica Breaks a Record for Body Size  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Paleontologists have discovered the remains of an ancient Loch Ness Monster look-alike in freezing Antarctica. And just like the legendary Nessie, it wasn't the... more
Diet at the docks: Living and dying at the port of ancient Rome  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Portus Romae was established in the middle of the first century AD and for well over 400 years was Rome's gateway to... more
Breakthrough in the discovery of DNA in ancient bones buried in water  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Fresh evidence rewrites the understanding of the most intriguing archaeological burial site in western Finland. New DNA technology gives significant information on the bones... more
Breakthrough in the discovery of DNA in ancient bones buried in water  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Fresh evidence rewrites the understanding of the most intriguing archaeological burial site in western Finland. New DNA technology gives significant information on the bones... more
Site of biggest ever meteorite collision in the UK discovered  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Evidence for the ancient, 1.2 billion years old, meteorite strike, was first discovered in 2008 near Ullapool, NW Scotland by scientists from Oxford and Aberdeen Universities. The thickness... more
DNA from 31,000-year-old milk teeth leads to discovery of new group of ancient Siberians  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Two children's milk teeth buried deep in a remote archaeological site in north eastern Siberia have revealed a previously unknown... more
Ancient Rocky Structure Found Beneath Antarctica. And It's Messing with the Ice.  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
The potential for the Ross ice shelf in Antarctica to collapse is determined by a newly discovered rock boundary running right down the middle... more
Early humans deliberately recycled flint to create tiny, sharp tools  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study finds that prehistoric humans 'recycled' discarded or broken flint tools 400,000 years ago to create small, sharp utensils with specific functions. The artifacts were discovered... more
Two T. rex Little Cousins Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Two new species of predatory megaraptoran dinosaurs have been identified from fossils found in Thailand. The two new species, named Phuwiangvenator yaemniyomi and Vayuraptor... more
Study uncovers surprising melting patterns beneath Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have discovered an ancient geologic structure that restricts where ocean water flows, and reveals that local ocean currents may play a critical role in the ice shelf's... more
Study uncovers surprising melting patterns beneath Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The ROSETTA-Ice project, a three-year, multi-institutional data collection survey of Antarctic ice, has assembled an unprecedented view of the Ross Ice Shelf, its structure and how it has... more
Oldest evidence of marijuana use discovered in 2500-year-old cemetery in peaks of western China
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