An international team of researchers led by Penn geneticists sequenced the genomes of 180 indigenous Africans. The results shed light on the origin of modern humans, African population history,...
Analysis of a refuse dump, including dog and livestock animal remains, provides clues to food availability and destruction over time.
A recent excavation in Megiddo, Israel, unearthed the earliest example of a particular type of cranial surgery in the Ancient Near East — and potentially one of the oldest...
Discovery of stone tools and cut-marked animal bones in Kenya offers window into the dawn of stone technology.
Vessels from an ancient Egyptian mummification workshop in Saqqara are providing new insights into the chemical substances that were used to preserve human bodies.
‘Digital unwrapping’ shows that unopened 2,300-year-old mummy is showcase of ancient Egyptian beliefs.
The celebration of a Maya gardener highlights how we need to change our thinking for a sustainable world.
Violence and warfare were widespread in many Neolithic communities across Northwest Europe, a period associated with the adoption of farming, new research suggests.
New archaeogenetic data allow exciting insights into the social order of the Aegean Bronze Age.