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May 6, 2016

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May 6, 2016

Apr. 18, 2016 — Items, which were found at the wreck of a 17th-century ship in the Wadden Sea near Texel, include a very luxurious gown that has remained remarkably well ... read more

Mar. 22, 2016 — The archaeologists who discovered and helped to identify the mortal remains of King Richard III have created a 3D interactive representation of the grave and the skeleton of the king under the car ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Scuba divers recovered the bronze bell from the I-400 -- a World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine, lost since 1946 when it was intentionally sunk by US forces after its ... read more

Mar. 11, 2016 — An estimated 3 million shipwrecks are scattered across the planet's oceans. Most maritime mishaps take place close to shore where hazards to navigation -- such as rocks, reefs, other submerged ... read more

Mar. 10, 2016 — An exceptional collection of bronze weapons dating from the Iron Age II (900-600 BC) has been uncovered near Adam, in the Sultanate of Oman. The remains were discovered scattered on the ground in a ... read more

Shipwrecks, Tree Rings Reveal Caribbean Hurricanes in Buccaneer Era

Mar. 7, 2016 — Records of Spanish shipwrecks combined with tree-ring records show the period 1645 to 1715 had the fewest Caribbean hurricanes since 1500, according to new research. The study is the first to use ... read more

Mar. 2, 2016 — The remains of an Anglo-Saxon island have been uncovered in one of the most important archaeological finds in ... read more

Feb. 24, 2016 — Archaeological and genetic analysis may indicate that three skeletons buried in medieval graves in France may have been Muslim, according to a new ... read more

Internal Dissension Cited as Reason for Cahokia's Dissolution

Feb. 23, 2016 — Researchers have presented a new case for Cahokia's demise. The research explores internal divisions that led to the collapse of ... read more

Creation of an Island: The Extinction of Animals on Zanzibar

Feb. 23, 2016 — Researchers have studied how Zanzibar was formed, charting the extinction of various animals from the ... read more

Feb. 22, 2016 — The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill significantly altered microbial communities thriving near shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico, potentially changing these diverse ecosystems and degrading the ... read more

Feb. 22, 2016 — Impressions of cockroach egg cases from 4,300-year-old Japanese potsherds (broken pottery fragments) have been found in southern Japan. X-ray, computed tomography and scanning electron microscopy ... read more

Feb. 18, 2016 — Newly-excavated village in the Jordan Valley sheds light on the historical shift from foraging to agriculture, say ... read more

Feb. 10, 2016 — The Roman Emperors used to spend their summers in the city of Baia, near Naples. With the passage of time, however, the majority of their luxury villas became immersed under water. Italian and ... read more

Feb. 10, 2016 — At the foot of the Mycenaean Acropolis of Thorikos (Greece), a team of mining archaeologists has just discovered an inextricable network of galleries, shafts and chambers. About 5 kilometers of ... read more

Feb. 9, 2016 — Australia's Nullarbor Plain is one of the driest landscapes in the country, but new research suggests it was once forest that received up to four times as much rain as it gets ... read more

Jan. 19, 2016 — For the first time, researchers have been able to directly estimate the Anglo-Saxon ancestry of the British population, using ancient skeletons. Human remains excavated from burial sites near ... read more

Jan. 14, 2016 — A study was published last week on the DNA of Helicobacter pylori, the pathogen extracted from the stomach of Otzi, the ice mummy who has provided valuable information on the life of Homo Sapiens. ... read more

Jan. 11, 2016 — Research on ancient burial tombs unlocks the mysteries of pre-Roman social status and cultural change, including urbanization, militarism and even likely shifts in drinking ... read more

Jan. 7, 2016 — Dolphins played an important part in the diet of inhabitants of Panama's Pedro Gonzalez Island 6000 years ago. But did they hunt dolphins from dugout canoes, or use another technique to capture ... read more

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