News Articles about Everyday Life

News stories about human life, archaeology, anthropology, palaeoanthropology, philosophy and history of science...

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...

17 April 2011

Researchers have found evidence to suggest that life evolved on land much earlier than previously thought...

15 April 2011

Killer dinosaurs may have hunted mainly under cover of darkness.

27 February 2011

The bones of people who died up to a hundred years ago are being used in the development of new treatments for chronic...

16 January 2011

The problem of how we might feed the earth’s population in the future has come under further scrutiny this week with...

14 November 2010

As any parents, aunties or uncles know full well, kids get much more tired out simply walking around than adults do,...

24 October 2010

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

17 September 2010

Stone-tipped arrows thought to be 64,000 years old have been found in the Sibundu Cave in South Africa. Lyn Wadley...

17 August 2010

The earliest evidence of tool-use by human ancestors has been found in Ethiopia.

17 August 2010

Britain's oldest house was unearthed in Yorkshire. Identified by radiocarbing dating to be from 8,500BC, it is 500...

17 August 2010

Doomsday book of 1066 can be seen online at www.pase.ac.uk

17 August 2010

The wreck of a 19th Century British ship has been found in the frigid waters of northern Canada.

15 August 2010

Diana O'Carroll and Duncan Howitt Marshall discuss the discovery of tortoise bones at Stafford Castle - the...

15 August 2010

Duncan Howitt-Marshall and Diana O'Carroll discuss the repatriation and reburial of the head of Yagan, the...

17 July 2010

The head of an aboriginal warrior has been re-burried after it was taken from its homeland 177 years ago.

17 July 2010

The leg bone of a tortoise has been found at Stafford castle in Staffordshire, dating to the late 19th Century.

20 June 2010

Research has shown that one of the deadliest strains of malaria travelled with early humans as they left Africa and...