Researchers discovered a punctured skull below the floor of a home in what is now Israel
A curious new find yields clues to the origins of the alphabet
With a new state-of-the-art irrigation project, Arizona’s Pima Indians are transforming their land into what it once was: the granary of the Southwest
A nearly three-million-year-old butchering site packed with animal bones, stone implements and molars from our early ancestors reignites the debate
Paleogenomic research has expanded rapidly over the past two decades, igniting heated debate about studying remains
Analysis of ten Eurasian individuals, up to 7,500 years old, gives a new picture of movement across continents
New research has the earliest evidence yet of when the timekeeping guide was used to mark the seasons
Deciphering ancient texts with modern tools, Michael Langlois challenges what we know about the Dead Sea Scrolls
An archaeologist works to find out how much fish ancient Greeks ate
Throughout the Middle East, the versatile fruit has been revered since antiquity. How will it fare in a changing world?
Thousands of years ago, Saharans ate the kernels before the fruit became sweet
The nearly mile-long structure allowed inhabitants to paddle to rich fishing grounds and access trade routes
Prehistoric hunter gatherers carried out the surgery thousands of years before the previous recognized example
Analysis of a femur fossil indicates that a key species could already move somewhat like us
Friars in Cambridge, England, suffered from these parasites at nearly double the rate found among average unwashed citizens
Famine and disease from millennia ago likely spurred the rapid evolution of the trait on the continent
Researchers combed through 19th-century records and found evidence of the species, which joined a menagerie that included Galapagos tortoises and kangaroos
Dozens of important cultural, social, and ecological places are already at risk from climate hazards.
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