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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

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.

17 August 2010

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

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

17 July 2010

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

20 June 2010

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

06 June 2010

New archaeological evidence suggests human ancestors gave up their vegetarian diet and began feasting on land and...

10 May 2010

This week has seen the sequencing of the Neanderthal genome, which helps to answer some puzzles - did humans and...

10 April 2010

A new species of early human has been described this week – Australopithecus sediba. And it looks like it’s a key...

05 March 2010

This week archaeologists have described the discovery of some of the earliest evidence for advanced human thought....

14 February 2010

Surprising as it sounds, scientists at the University of Copenhagen have decoded the genome sequence of an ancient...

14 August 2009

Human ancestors used fire to improve stone tools as much as 164,000 years ago...

19 July 2009

Scientists have proved that jockeys are justified in adopting their uncomfortable race riding postures...