Palaeontologists have discovered the fossil remains of a 70 million-year-old carnivorous fish in Patagonia.
The ancient site, preserved like a time capsule deep in a Mexican cave system, gives a rare glimpse into the lives and actions of some of the first residents of the Americas.
Through deep genetic analyses, Stanford Medicine scientists and their collaborators have found conclusive scientific evidence of contact between ancient Polynesians and Native Americans from the region that is now Colombia—something that’s been hotly contested in the historic and archaeological world for decades.
Scientists have discovered a pocket sized dinosaur forerunner that was just 4 inches tall
The silene stenophylla was found buried deep below the ice in Siberia.
Ice core samples provide new evidence of a massive volcanic eruption in 43 BCE
Fragments of an exploding short-period comet may have caused destruction of the Paleolithic settlement at Abu Hureyra in northern Syria about 12,800 years ago, according to new research led by Comet Research Group scientists.
Patrick Nelson did not know exactly what he was looking at, but he knew it was special.
Funeral rites emerged at the dawn of humanity. Rituals involved in the passage into the afterlife and proper care of the dead have always been sacred, but the reasons behind many funerary practices remain buried in time.