Study Reveals More Clues to Origins of Domesticated Dog
Genetic evidence traces domesticated dogs to Palaeolithic hunter-gatherers in Europe, suggest the researchers.
Research Allows Reconstruction of Pre-colonial Landscape in Eastern U.S.
It's all in the leaves.
Genetic Study Reveals New Insight into Origins of Our Species
Fast-mutating genomic regions provide keys to what set us apart from other primates.
Scientists Discover First Domestication of Cattle in China
Northeastern China joins Near East as earliest known location for cattle farming.
Study Sheds Light on Dawn of Agriculture in Far Northern Climes
Floods didn't provide nitrogen 'fix' for earliest crops in frigid North.
A Secret to the Building of the Forbidden City Revealed
Study shows Chinese used ice paths to move heavy stones in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Rare Early Biblical Manuscripts Return to View at Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery
Washington Codex and Old Testament Gospels Displayed in Whistler's Peacock Room
Resourceful Neanderthals in France
Discoveries at a site in the Middle Rhône Valley reveal behaviorally flexible Neanderthals.
A Motherlode Raised from Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship
Artifacts raised from sea floor the largest group ever from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge.
Nazi Death Camp Yields Its Secrets
The unique story of the archaeological excavation of a World War II extermination camp is revealed to the public.
Big Catch of Big Cannons at Blackbeard Shipwreck Site
Archaeologist's anticipate heavy lifting in expedition's final week.
Last Common Ancestor of Neanderthals and Modern Humans Still a Mystery
Study suggests that no known ancient human species could be a candidate for the last common ancestor of Neanderthals and modern humans.
Legio Excavations Reveal Roman Camp of VIth Ferrata Legion in Judea
The second-century C.E. Roman military headquarters played its part during the formative years of Rabbinic Judaism and Christianity.
Skull Find Could Change Picture of Early Human Evolutionary History
Study of world's first completely preserved hominid skull from the Early Pleistocene suggests a new way of looking at ancient human species.
Ancient Humans Crossed Ocean Barrier?
Did the mysterious ancient humans known as the Denisovans successfully cross a deep marine barrier to interbreed with modern humans?
New Emotional Clues to Human and Ape Evolutionary Links
Bonobos and human children share a common emotional makeup, study suggests.
Getty Villa Examines Life and Legacy of Roman Emperor Tiberius
The over life-size bronze portrait of Tiberius from Herculaneum highlights the ongoing collaboration between the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples.