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HeritageDaily is an online magazine and journal, dedicated to the historic sciences.
From archaeology news & heritage features through to related sub disciplines such as
discoveries in palaeontogy and anthropology news.
October 15th, 2014
Archaeological finds of glass material from Old Lödöse, a Swedish trade centre in the High Middle Ages, call for a revision of...Read More
When Yanomamö men in the Amazon raided villages and killed decades ago, they formed alliances with men in other villages rather than just with close kin like chimpanzees do....
It has been found that Roman gladiators consumed a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes after training as a tonic. These are the findings of anthropological investigations carried out on bones of warriors discovered during...
August 27th, 2014
Neanderthals and modern humans were both living in Europe for between 2,600 and 5,400 years, according to a new paper published in the journal, Nature. For the first time, scientists have constructed a robust timeline showing when the last Neanderthals died...Read More
August 26th, 2014
The Taung Child, South Africa's premier hominin discovered 90 years...Read More
July 7th, 2014
Modern humans emerged from a complex 'labyrinth of biology and...Read More
The research conducted by Ryan McKellar’s sounds like it could of come straight out of Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. However, instead of re-creating dinosaurs, McKellar uses the...
UCSB geochemist uses helium and lead isotopes to obtain a better understanding of the makeup of the planet’s deep...
Why were dinosaurs covered in a cloak such a long time before the early bird species Archaeopteryx first took flight? Researchers...
Stegosaurs have in the past been presented to us as lumbering plant eaters, but in reality they were lethal fighters when...
The research conducted by Ryan McKellar’s sounds like it could of come straight out of Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of...
Stiff backs and strong joints show that giant kangaroos may have walked instead of...
Eastbourne Pier, industrial treasures and the shipwreck Hazardous have been added to the Register. 15 years on from the first Register, we have the most comprehensive view of the state of our heritage to date, but there's more to...
Some of mankind's earliest and most mysterious artistic achievements—including prehistoric cave paintings, canyon petroglyphs and megalithic structures such as Stonehenge—may have been inspired by the behaviors of sound waves...
NATURAL WORLD NEWS
October 29th, 2014
Virtually all organisms in the living world compete with members of their own species....Read More
FUN & INTERESTING
October 30th, 2014
An ossuary is a chest, box, building, well, or site made to serve as the final resting place of human skeletal...Read More
October 30th, 2014
Ever wondered how Indiana Jones should have ended? We all thought the Last Crusade was...well... The Last Crusade... But then...Read More
August 25th, 2014
To date there are over 1000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites so it is pretty unlikely that one person will be able to see the whole...Read More
August 7th, 2014
Volcanoes are among the most devastating and dangerous natural forces in our past, but it is not just throughout history that...Read More
Shropshire Council is gambling with public money and elector confidence by keeping housing allocations by Old Oswestry hillfort in its development masterplan, say...
Culture Secretary Sajid Javid MP has appointed 7 new Commissioners with effect from 1 June...
October 22nd, 2014
German U-boat 576 and freighter Bluefields discovered within 240 yards of each...Read More
The 5,500 years old clay figurines found at community excavations in Vantaa, Finland in summer 2014, were recently scanned with SPECIM’s hyperspectral camera....
Unlike most hunter-gatherer societies of the Bronze Age, the people of the Baikal region of modern Siberia (Russia) respected their dead with formal graves....
Fun and Interesting
August 25th, 2014
To date there are over 1000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites so it is pretty unlikely that one person will be able to see the whole cohort of beautiful sites. However, here listed are just 10 of the must see UNESCO World Heritage Sites that our world has to...Read More
July 15th, 2014
Hadrian’s Wall is the most famous tourist attraction in the whole...Read More
July 11th, 2014
Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the...Read More
Two divers from Kent have today pleaded guilty to not declaring valuable items from shipwrecks off the UK...
Underwater archaeologists have discovered evidence of prehistoric caribou hunts that provide unprecedented insight into the social and seasonal organization of early peoples in the Great Lakes...