Thursday, December 14, 2017

Ancient Hominin Skull From China Suggests Humans Didn’t Evolve Just From African Ancestors

By Kastalia Medrano Most scientists believe all modern humans are descended from African ancestors. But a new analysis of an ancient Chinese skull found too many similarities to the earliest human fossils found...
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Great Pyramid at Giza New Investigation (Critique of Hawass)

An international seminar about the recently discovered gap in the Great Pyramid of Giza will be held in the upcoming period, according to Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anani. In a statement on Sunday (November 5th...

Anthropologist group suggests first humans to the Americas arrived via the kelp highway

by Bob Yirka report A team of anthropologists from several institutions in the U.S. has offered a Perspective piece in the journal Science outlining current theories regarding the first humans to populate the Americas. In...

Subatomic particles reveal a mysterious structure inside Giza’s Great Pyramid

by Rachel Becker The newly-discovered cavity sits near the center of the pyramid, but its function is still a mystery A shower of subatomic particles has revealed the outlines...

Archaeologists in Iraq excavate cache of cuneiform tablets dating back to Assyrian Empire

Excavations led by a University of Tübingen archaeologist at the site of a recently-discovered Bronze Age settlement in the Kurdistan region of Iraq have uncovered almost 100 clay tablets dating back to the period...

Unique 5,000 year old figurine with feather headdress found in old potato field in...

By Anna Liesowska 'Absolutely stunning' ancient ornaments discovered with no known comparisons, presenting a puzzle for archeologists: which culture made this? Dr Natalia Basova holds a figurine with a feather headdress. Picture: Institute of Archaeology and...

Nebraska Archaeologists Bring an Ancient City to Life with Futuristic Technology

By John Tolley You’re walking down a white stucco road, a sacbe, approaching a marvelous city. As you near, you hear the sound of drumbeats; a ceremony is taking place in the city’s central temple....

Researchers Claim They’ve Found The Secret Tomb Of St. Nicholas

By Nina Golgowski Researchers believe they may have found the final resting place of St. Nick. A recent scan of the ground beneath St. Nicholas Church in the Turkish province of Antalya has revealed what local...

Ancient Fossils Reveal the First Humans Emerged 170,000 Years Earlier than We Thought

The first modern humans may have emerged up to 350,000 years ago—170,000 years earlier than previously thought. Analysis of ancient DNA has allowed scientists to trace back the ancestry of people from South Africa...

How Ancient Star Maps Gave Rise to Modern Astronomy

by Starre Vartan Scientists have incredibly advanced tools to look at the stars today, but in the era before light pollution, star-gazing was much easier and simpler for the average person—just step outside at night....
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