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Jan 14, 2020
Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answerSome genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking
Dec 16, 2019
Indonesian cave paintings show the dawn of imaginative art and human spiritual beliefThe cave painting in Indonesia's Leang Bulu’ Sipong 4 cave is the oldest figurative art in the world.
Oct 12, 2019
Findings from Keeladi excavation site have a clear message for modern cities: Cherish your water, or perishToday, as the peripheries of our cities experience a seasonal ‘Day Zero’ and our water future looks to become decidedly more temperamental, the Keeladi site almost serves as a ‘Back to the Future’ moment for our cities
Aug 22, 2019
Tiny 20-million-year-old monkey skull points to primate brain areas evolving separatelyThe brain size of primates, thought to have increased progressively, seems to have followed a more roundabout path.
Aug 22, 2019
'Skeleton lake' in Uttarakhand contains bones of ancient European travellers, migrants: StudyRadiocarbon dating indicates that the skeletons were deposited at two different instances, 1000 years apart.
Aug 13, 2019
Hundreds of archaeologists exiled from Syria mourn the war's effects on artifactsSyrians in exile participate in initiatives to protect artifacts, keep the culture alive in the diaspora.
Jul 04, 2019
DNA shows that biblical Philistines came to the Middle East from southern EuropeArchaeologists unearthed the remains in Israel and send more than 100 skeletal samples for testing in Germany.
Jun 28, 2019
Fossils of flightless bird three times the size of ostrich was found in Taurida caveThe bird exists around 2 million years ago and weighs as much as an adult polar bear at 405 kg.
Apr 12, 2019
Filipino archaeologists planning more excavations for newly discovered human speciesArchaeologist Armand Salvador Mijares plans to resume diggings next year, hoping to find more artifacts.
Dec 25, 2018
Petrified horse with saddle and harness unearthed intact in stable near PompeiiA volcanic eruption of the Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD destroyed the flourishing city of Pompeii.