Understanding the complex geological processes that form supervolcanoes could ultimately help geologists determine what triggers their eruptions. A new study using an...
The Roman Emperors used to spend their summers in the city of Baia, near Naples. With the passage of time, however, the...
Statistical analysis by University of Wyoming researchers shows wide variation in the rates at which the bones of ancient animals in the...
For more than 70 years, fossilized arthropods from Quercy, France, were almost completely neglected because they appeared to be poorly preserved.
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Researchers from the international Past Global Changes (PAGES) project write in the journal Nature Geoscience that they have identified an unprecedented, long-lasting...
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Catastrophic failure of ice age dam changed ocean circulation and climate
X-raying of Fossil Beetles
200,000 Fish Bones Suggest Ancient Scandinavian People Were More Complex Than Thought
Study confirms giant flightless bird wandered the Arctic 50 million years ago
The wreck of the Erebus
Neanderthal DNA has subtle but significant impact on human traits
100-million-year-old amber preserves oldest animal societies
Oldest footprints in Catalonia
Clues about human migration to Imperial Rome uncovered in 2,000-year-old cemetery
South Africa’s Sterkfontein Caves produce 2 new hominin fossils
Study challenges widely accepted theory of Yellowstone formation
Light and manganese to discover the source of submerged Roman marble
Fossil record disappears at different rates
Fossils turn out to be a rich source of information
Recreating medieval towns – an example of why Minecraft is a great learning tool
New ‘Little Ice Age’ coincides with fall of Eastern Roman Empire and growth of Arab Empire
Signs of early settlement in the Nordic region date back to the cradle of civiliation
Early human ancestor didn’t have the jaws of a nutcracker, study finds
5 Ancient archaeological sites in Orkney
10 secret historical sites beneath London
Scientists map movement of Greenland Ice during past 9,000 years
German tourist who climbed Giza pyramid to face life ban
Roman road discovered at Hadrian’s Wall
Gender equality among Stonehenge burials
Excavations at the Lower Paleolithic site of Schöningen change our views on human evolution
Researchers Help Capture Lifecycle of Roman Pottery
From genes to latrines: Vikings and their worms provide clues to emphysema
1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions uncovered in Zippori
Cold War Russian Cipher May Finally be Solved
Paleobotanist plays role in discovery of ‘Jurassic butterflies’
Watch the Destruction of Pompeii by Mount Vesuvius
Ornate Roman fresco discovered in London
Humans evolved by sharing technology and culture
Scientific Expedition to Antarctica Will Search for Dinosaurs and More
Did the Vikings use crystal ‘sunstones’ to discover America?