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Mysterious stone structures discovered on edge of ancient volcanoes in Saudi Arabia

Mysterious stone structures discovered on edge of ancient volcanoes in Saudi Arabia

Hundreds of mysterious structures have been discovered on ancient lava domes in Saudi Arabia by an archaeologist using Google Earth. Th...
Research sheds new light on early turquoise mining in Southwest US

Research sheds new light on early turquoise mining in Southwest US

Turquoise is an icon of the desert Southwest, with enduring cultural significance, especially for Native American communities. Yet, relativ...
Evidence of ritualistic violence in early Andean societies

Evidence of ritualistic violence in early Andean societies

Researchers excavating an ancient ceremonial site in the Andes say the culture that thrived there engaged in violent, non-lethal rituals th...
Head of wooden statue depicting Sixth Dynasty queen discovered in Giza's Saqqara

Head of wooden statue depicting Sixth Dynasty queen discovered in Giza's Saqqara

A wooden head, probably of the S ixth Dynasty Queen Ankhnespepy II, has been unearthed in the area located to the east of her Pyramid in Sa...
Fossil coral reefs show sea level rose in bursts during last warming

Fossil coral reefs show sea level rose in bursts during last warming

Scientists from Rice University and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies have ...
Researchers discover 48-million-year-old lipids in a fossil bird

Researchers discover 48-million-year-old lipids in a fossil bird

As a rule, soft parts do not withstand the ravages of time; hence, the majority of vertebrate fossils consist only of bones. Under these ci...
Lost mountains in the Karoo reveal the secrets of massive extinction event

Lost mountains in the Karoo reveal the secrets of massive extinction event

Millions of years ago, a mountain range that would have dwarfed the Andes mountains in South America, stretched over what is currently the ...
Duplications of noncoding DNA may have affected evolution of human-specific traits

Duplications of noncoding DNA may have affected evolution of human-specific traits

Duplications of large segments of noncoding DNA in the human genome may have contributed to the emergence of differences between humans and...

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