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Skulls reveals that ancient Americans didn’t mix with neighbours

Added: 22.02.2017 19:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Skull shape tells us that some early inhabitants of the Americas kept to themselves, and that South America saw at least two distinct waves of colonisation

Cannibal Corpse Worm: 3-Foot-Long Creature Had Monster Jaws

Added: 22.02.2017 15:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

A newly discovered ancient worm that would have grown to more than 3 feet (1 meter) long is the oldest "Bobbit worm" ever discovered.


Vatican and Rome Jewish community to host landmark menorah exhibition

Added: 21.02.2017 23:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican and Rome's Jewish museum will jointly host an unprecedented exhibition on the menorah, the ancient symbol of Judaism, and try to put to rest legends on the fate of one candelabra missing for 15 centuries. The May 15-July 23 exhibition, which Vatican and Jewish officials presented on Monday, will be held simultaneously in St. Peter's Square and in the Rome synagogue complex.

Radiocarbon dating and DNA show ancient Puebloan leadership in the maternal line

Added: 21.02.2017 18:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Discovering who was a leader, or even if leaders existed, from the ruins of archaeological sites is difficult, but now a team of archaeologists and biological anthropologists, using a powerful combination of radiocarbon dating and ancient DNA, have shown that a matrilineal dynasty likely ruled Pueblo Bonito in New Mexico for more than 300 years.

Tully the Spineless Monster? Experts Say Ancient Beast Had No Backbone

Added: 21.02.2017 12:37 | 1 views | 0 comments

The 307-million-year-old Tully monster — a marine animal with hammerhead-like eyes and a pincer-like mouth — was likely a spineless creature, a new study finds.


World War X #3

Added: 21.02.2017 9:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

World War X #3
Helius, a tired and battle-weary veteran of an ancient war, is humanity's only hope! Titan Comics' World War X #3 by Jerry Frissen & Peter Snejbjerg.


Tribes lay remains of Kennewick Man to rest

Added: 21.02.2017 7:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — The ancient bones of the Kennewick Man have been returned to the ground.

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‘Tully monster’ mystery is far from solved, Penn-led group argues

Added: 20.02.2017 17:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

Last year, headlines in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Scientific American and other outlets declared that a decades-old paleontological mystery had been solved. The "Tully monster," an ancient animal that had long defied classification, was in fact a vertebrate, two groups of scientists claimed. Specifically, it seemed to be a type of fish called a lamprey.

Ancient Roman House and Phallic Amulets Discovered in Israel

Added: 20.02.2017 16:46 | 1 views | 0 comments

A house dating back around 1,900 years, which is decorated with frescoes showing scenes of nature, has been discovered at the site of Omrit in Israel.


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