Just as if you were adjusting a watch, the key to accurately telling evolutionary time is based on periodically calibrating against a gold standard.
Touching the Tide, a £900,000 project funded by the Heritage Lottery and The Crown Estate, through its Marine Stewardship Programme, is working with the Suffolk
New European Marine Board report recommends exploration of sea-submerged settlements abandoned by our ancestors.
2500 years ago, frankincense and myrhh burned throughout the kingdoms of Southern Arabia. 50 years ago, Wendell Phillips unearthed the sand-covered ruins along the ancient
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.
The ArchaeoVenturers Project flips the script on traditional archaeology. ArchaeoVenturers Katie Paul (‘The Digger’) and Justine Benanty (‘The Diver’) explore the challenges facing our history
Researchers compare ancient hunter-gatherers and early farmers to present-day human genomes and find that Europeans today trace their ancestry to three ancient populations
A new discovery of thousands of Stone Age tools has provided a major insight into human innovation 325,000 years ago and how early technological developments
Local innovation rather than the expansion of the population is the reason behind the appearance of new technologies in Eurasia over 300,000 years ago.
Gleaming in the Dust is a new audio documentary that reveals the extent to which ancient antiquities are being looted in Egypt and sold on
Remains of structures built by celebrated engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel for his Great Western Railway have been unearthed near Paddington in west London.
The University of Greenwich’s First World War casualties are being investigated in a new online project, with members of the public being urged to contribute.
In war-torn Syria, five out of six World Heritage sites now “exhibit significant damage” and some structures have even been “reduced to rubble”, according to
Archaeologists from the University of Leicester uncover a trove of relics and remains at Chapel of St. Morrell in Leicestershire.
Since early June, extremist armed groups, including ISIS, have controlled most of north-west of Iraq, from Mosul downward to falouja on the Euphrates and Tikrit
Further tests are to be carried out on skeletons recovered from a centuries-old mass grave in Durham City.
First partial sequence of an ancient pig genome.
Residents will seek to unearth hidden history at a community archaeological dig to be held at a medieval ruined church in Hopton-on-Sea.
San Francisco area divers provided valuable assistance to help identify long-lost wrecks.
The creation of the Vuoksi River and the subsequent rapid decrease in the water level of Lake Saimaa approximately 6,000 years ago revealed thousands of
In the course of an educational dig in Gernsheim, located in the Hessain Ried, archaeologists from Frankfurt University have discovered a long lost Roman fort:
A novel study published in The Journal of Geology provides support for the theory that a cosmic impact event over North America some 13,000 years