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Bone trove in Denmark tells story of 'Barbarian' battle

Bone trove in Denmark tells story of 'Barbarian' battle

Thousands of bones from boys and men likely killed in a ferocious battle 2,000 years ago have been unearthed from a bog in Denmark, researc...
New details on discovery of 300-year-old San Jose shipwreck

New details on discovery of 300-year-old San Jose shipwreck

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) recently obtained authorization by Maritime Archaeology Consultants (MAC), Switzerland AG, ...
People voyaged to Australia by boat more than 50,000 years ago

People voyaged to Australia by boat more than 50,000 years ago

Researchers working to solve the mystery of how people first reached Australia have combined sophisticated deep sea mapping, voyage simulat...
Far from special: Humanity's tiny DNA differences are 'average' in animal kingdom

Far from special: Humanity's tiny DNA differences are 'average' in animal kingdom

Researchers report important new insights into evolution following a study of mitochondrial DNA from about 5 million specimens covering abo...
Research suggests sweet potatoes didn't originate in the Americas as previously thought

Research suggests sweet potatoes didn't originate in the Americas as previously thought

New research by an Indiana University paleobotanist suggests sweet potatoes originated in Asia, and much earlier than previously known. ...
Major fossil study sheds new light on emergence of early animal life 540 million years ago

Major fossil study sheds new light on emergence of early animal life 540 million years ago

All the major groups of animals appear in the fossil record for the first time around 540-500 million years ago - an event known as the Cam...
Establishing a timescale for more than 10 million years ago

Establishing a timescale for more than 10 million years ago

The timescale is the base to reconstruct the history of the Earth and the biological evolution. A research on a chronostratigraphic sequenc...
Scientists find widespread ocean anoxia as cause for past mass extinction

Scientists find widespread ocean anoxia as cause for past mass extinction

For decades, scientists have conducted research centered around the five major mass extinctions that have shaped the world we live in. The ...

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