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13,500-year-old Artwork Saved from the Abyss of the Continental Shelf
Snared in a fishing net at the bottom of the North Sea, on the edge of the continental shelf,  the “oldest Dutch work of art” has been found, according to [...]
2017 excavation results at Bamboula, Larnaka
The French Archaeological Mission of Kition conducted a second campaign of excavations in the Northern part of the site of Kition-Bamboula in October 2017 [...]
2nd century Roman temple uncovered in Aswan
The Egyptian Excavation Field School at Kom Al- Rasras archaeological site in Aswan has uncovered the remains of a Roman sandstone temple dating back to [...]
What fluffy bunnies can tell us about domestication: It didn't go the way you think
It turns out that nobody knows when rabbits were domesticated. Despite a well-cited story of the domestic bunny’s origins, a review published in [...]
Interdisciplinary approach yields new insights into human evolution
The evolution of human biology should be considered part and parcel with the evolution of humanity itself, proposes Nicole Creanza, assistant professor of [...]
Life-sized sculptures of dromedaries found in Saudi Arabia
At a remarkable site in northwest Saudi Arabia, a CNRS archaeologist and colleagues from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) have [...]
Enduring Mystery of the Screaming Mummy: Mortal Wounds and Divine Justice—Part I
The hideously contorted facial features of ‘Unknown Man E’ – also called the ‘Screaming Mummy’ – are unlike any we have witnessed in an ancient [...]
Toxicity at Gateway to Hell Explains ‘Miracle’ in Ancient City of Hierapolis
“Hell is empty and all the devils are here,” said William Shakespeare, and now, new scientific findings tells us how the devils got here! And it was [...]
NASA Certifies SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rockets for Science Missions
NASA has certified the current version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch some categories of science missions, a milestone needed for the upcoming, but [...]
Are Supermassive Black Holes Going to Eat the Universe?
The largest black holes grow faster than their galaxies, according to new research. Source: space