Radiocarbon dating at the Weizmann Institute determines the age of flowery graves. A new accelerator will help solve long-standing archaeological mysteries.
A team of UK researchers believe earthworms could provide a window into past climates, allowing scientists to piece together the prevailing weather conditions thousands of
Fast-accumulating data seem to indicate that our close cousins, the Neandertals, were much more similar to us than imagined even a decade ago.
As modern Egypt searches for a new leader, Israeli archaeologists have found evidence of an ancient Egyptian leader in northern Israel.
Swords, silver buttons and a balance scale all signalled that archaeologists had found an important trading site in Steinkjer, north of Trondheim, Norway. Photo: Åge
University of Leicester archaeologists hope to shed new light on Richard III’s final resting place with a new dig at the site of the Grey
It is nothing short of a world record in DNA research that scientists at the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark
Ancient Maya pyramids tower above the forest at Tikal, Guatemala, during a rain storm. : Brigham University BYU researchers have dug up new evidence from
According to the excavation director on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, “This is the first time we have encountered such a finely preserved section
Appalachian Mountains : Wiki Commons UUT anthropology professor Jan Simek finds art is strategically placed to reveal a cosmological puzzle It is likely some of
Archaeologists will next week begin the search for an elusive Roman fort believed to be located somewhere in the Angus and Aberdeenshire countryside.
Cwmystwyth Mines The Crown Estate has completed a deal to sell a historic mining complex in Wales to a special preservation trust. Cwmystwyth Mines, in
The Hadrian's Wall Trust has appointed Oxford Archaeology North, based in Lancaster to lead a second archaeological dig, the Roman Settlement Project, at Maryport this
Scientists reconstruct the genome of medieval strains of the pathogen responsible for leprosy by exhuming centuries-old human graves.
A team of archaeologists and volunteers led by Newcastle University's Professor Ian Haynes with site director Tony Wilmott has started work in Maryport until 22
TAU research says unique structure is the product of skilled construction
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
Croatian rib of a Neandertal reveals ancient example of now-common bone tumor
Diet likely changed game for some hominids 3.5 million years ago, says CU-Boulder study
9,000-year-old ancient Near Eastern 'wine culture,' traveling land and sea, reaches southern coastal France, via ancient Etruscans of Italy, in 6th-5th century BCE
Tooth enamel shows surprising change in our ancient buffet
A Sunday walk led to the discovery of a subfossil forest which has remained intact for over 13,000 years in the Zurich clay, opening new