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Archaeologists discover lost city that may have conquered the kingdom of Midas
Archaeologists from the Oriental Institute have discovered a lost ancient kingdom dating to 1400 BC to 600 BC, which may have defeated Phrygia, the kingdom [...]
Frozen bird turns out to be 46,000-year-old horned lark
Scientists have recovered DNA from a well-preserved horned lark found in Siberian permafrost. The results can contribute to explaining the evolution of sub [...]
Fossilized insect wing gives clues about Labrador's biodiversity during the Cretaceous
A fossilised insect wing discovered in an abandoned mine in Labrador has led palaeontologists from McGill University and the University of Gdansk to [...]
Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered
For three years, anthropologist Alan Rogers has attempted to solve an evolutionary puzzle. His research untangles millions of years of human evolution by [...]
Super Archaic Humans Mixed with Unknown 'Ghost' Species
Do you remember those school science posters that depicted human evolution with a primate standing up and becoming a modern human? Of course you do, but [...]
Dozens of Mummies and Skeletons Found in Canary Islands Cave Tomb
An 8th to 10th century grave containing 72 pre-Hispanic ‘Guanche’ natives has been discovered on Gran Canaria. In June last year an amateur [...]
Chichen Itza's Shadows: Unexpected Light Shed on Ancient Maya
What we see is not always what we expect, whether from nature or man-made. This is often true with archaeological remains of cities or human settlement, [...]
Skeletons in the Closet: Walls of Bones Discovered Beneath Cathedral
Walls constructed of human bones and skulls have been discovered beneath a Belgium cathedral. The nine walls composed of bones and shattered human skulls [...]
Lost Medieval Chapel Unearthed 370 Years After Destruction
The mysterious 14th century Bek’s Chapel that was lost at the beginning of the English Civil War has been rediscovered and excavated at Auckland Castle in [...]
Pre-Historic Island Hopping ‘Hobbits’ in the South Pacific
Although New Zealand and the Philippines are separated by more than 5,000 miles (8,000 km), the stories of how people first migrated to them, and how those [...]