Archaeology

15 December 2016

Two new sets of footprints, left by an ancient human relative over three and a half million years ago, have been...

11 September 2015

A cave crammed with fossil remains of a previously undiscovered human ancestor suggests that these primitive people...

14 August 2015

Five hundred year old graffiti provides clues about how society was impacted by climate change.

28 April 2015

Remains from a Stegosaurus burial site have led to gender identification. But how do you sex a dinosaur?

22 January 2015

Herculaneum scrolls read for first time in 2000 years thanks to X-ray technology.

22 May 2014

This week, a farm worker in Argentina stumbled upon a bone belonging to the largest dinosaur to have ever walked the...

26 September 2013

A mummified body known as the Cashel man was recently found to be the oldest so called ‘bog body’ with intact skin...

15 August 2013

New research suggests that the soil around ancient human remains has much to tell us about how those people died.

04 July 2013

The first example of humans using flowers to mourn has been uncovered by Israeli archaeologists...

16 May 2013

Early farming evolved among cultures who developed property rights, new research suggests...

18 December 2012

Cheese-making got started at least 7000 years ago, a new study from Poland has shown...

12 August 2012

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have discovered and analysed some remarkable stone age tools that they say are the...

11 December 2011

Bedding 77,000 years old has been uncovered at a cave site in South Africa....

25 November 2011

The world's oldest tackle, together with evidence of deep-sea fishing 40,000 years ago, has been unearthed in East...

18 May 2011

Imagine a group of British Army Air Corps pilots flying over the deserts of the Near East in the early years of the...

18 May 2011

Earlier this month, a major conference was held at the Geological Society in London to discuss something that will not...

19 April 2011

Naked Archaeologist Simcha Jakobovici claims to have found candidates for some cross nails, or nails from the cross.

19 April 2011

There’s been a discovery in Central Texas that’s stirring-up the debate on the first peopling of the Americas....

19 April 2011

Paddling across the pond, this next news story talks about the famous ‘Nichoria Bone’, a large fossil of an extinct...

19 April 2011

Archaeologists working in Derbyshire have this month reported the discovery of a mass grave on an Iron Age hill fort....

19 April 2011

It looks like diggers have found what could be one of the largest archaeological sites in England. And it’s been hidden...

24 October 2010

Archaeologists working a several sites across Europe have found evidence that our stone age ancestors were more partial...