A team of French and Swedish researchers present new fossil evidence for the origin of one of the most important and emotionally significant parts of our…
An enduring mystery of archaeology involving a well-known historical site in ancient Rome.
UC research puts a high-tech spin on studying the ancient world
Researchers have recreated the palace of Ambassador Vich
Sequencing the mitochondrial genome of a 400,000-year-old hominin from Spain.
A new method which will allow key past events to be dated more accurately.
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Lead bricks from ancient shipwrecks ideal for experiments in particle physics.
Underwater robot, U-CAT
A researcher has developed a way to use the trees as a window into coastal condition
Sailing out of Ontario’s historic Port Dalhousie on a glorious late June morning the tree lined shoreline of western Lake Ontario must have looked almost the same the morning of August 8, 1813 just hours after two United States Navy warships, USS Hamilton and British-built USS Scourge, slipped beneath the lake’s surface into its cold, dark waters taking 53 sailors to their watery graves, casualties of the War of 1812.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed a method of sourcing obsidian artefacts that takes only 10 seconds – dozens of times faster than the current methods – with a handheld instrument that can be used at archaeological excavations.
A team of researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden has designed a microplasma source capable of exciting matter in a controlled, efficient way. This miniature device may find use in a wide range of applications in harsh environments, but can also help revolutionize archaeology.
University of Leicester experts have tried to recreate two Tudor monuments using a mixture of humanities research and scientific technology.
Scientists at Mainz University for the first time prove techniques used to produce ancient glazed beads / Investigations conducted using neutron activation analysis with the aid of the TRIGA research reactor
The day before the child’s death was not a pleasant one, because it was not a sudden injury that killed the 10-13 year old child who was buried in the medieval town of Ribe in Denmark 800 years ago. The day before death was full of suffering because the child had been given a large dose of mercury in an attempt to cure a severe illness.
Modern proteins exhibit an impressive degree of structural diversity, which has been well characterized, but very little is known about how and when over the course of evolution 3D protein structures arose.
University of Leicester experts are combining two scanning techniques to create a highly-detailed 3D reconstruction of Richard III’s grave.
WHEN did modern humans settle in Asia and what route did they take from mankind’s African homeland? A University of Huddersfield professor has helped to provide answers to both questions. But he has also had to settle a controversy.
Most modern human mothers wean their babies much earlier than our closest primate relatives. But what about our extinct relatives, the Neanderthals?