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February 22, 2017

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February 22, 2017

Dec. 16, 2016 — Invasive species have shaped island ecosystems and landscapes in the Gulf of Alaska, but their histories are unknown. Researchers have now investigated the archaeological and genetic history of the ... read more

Nov. 25, 2016 — Three hundred and ninety-five years after Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts, researchers from can say they have definitively discovered evidence of the original ... read more

Nov. 21, 2016 — The turkeys we'll be sitting down to eat on Thursday have a history that goes way back. Archaeologists have unearthed a clutch of domesticated turkey eggs used as a ritual offering 1,500 years ... read more

Nov. 21, 2016 — Hundreds of years before the first Thanksgiving, Native Americans were raising and feasting on America's classic holiday meal. This is the first time scientists have suggested that turkeys were ... read more

Nov. 18, 2016 — Where's the best place to start when retracing the life of a person who lived 4,000 years ago? Turns out, it's simple -- you start at the ... read more

Nov. 14, 2016 — Six years ago divers discovered the oldest known stationary fish traps in northern Europe off the coast of southern Sweden. Since then, researchers have uncovered an exceptionally well-preserved ... read more

Nov. 3, 2016 — The shipwreck found at the foot of the Tower of Flies in Akko harbor is beginning to share its secrets. In a new study combining maritime archeology and metallurgy, researchers managed to unravel the ... read more

Nov. 3, 2016 — The discarded bone of a chicken leg, still etched with teeth marks from a dinner thousands of years ago, provides some of the oldest known physical evidence for the introduction of domesticated ... read more

Nov. 2, 2016 — Important archaeological remains at wetland sites across the world could be at immediate risk, say ... read more

Early Pacific Seafarers Likely Latched Onto El Nino, Other Climate Patterns

Oct. 28, 2016 — Researchers employed computer simulations and climatic data to help them explore the travels that led to the settlement of islands in Remote ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — New excavations are underway to investigate the use of the palace Khirbat Al-Minya following the severe earthquake of 749 AD. New findings show that the building lost its palatial function as a ... read more

Oct. 19, 2016 — Researchers have observed wild-bearded capuchin monkeys in Brazil deliberately break stones, unintentionally creating flakes that share many of the characteristics of those produced by early Stone ... read more

Oct. 7, 2016 — An expedition mapping submerged ancient landscapes, the first of its kind in the Black Sea, is making exciting discoveries, report ... read more

Oct. 3, 2016 — A rare discovery of four gold rings in the tomb of a wealthy Bronze Age warrior undisturbed for 3,500 years prompts a new consideration of Greek history, report ... read more

Sep. 29, 2016 — Humans occupied South America earlier than previously thought, according to the recent discovery of ancient artifacts found at an archeological site in ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Scientists have identified fossil proteins in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell, suggesting that proteins could provide valuable new insights into the evolutionary tree, much further back in ... read more

Sep. 22, 2016 — Archeologists have further unlocked writings in the ancient En-Gedi scroll -- the first severely damaged, ink-based scroll to be unrolled and identified noninvasively. Through virtual unwrapping, ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — Researchers have helped to solve an archaeological dispute -- confirming that Neanderthals were responsible for producing tools and artifacts previously argued by some to be exclusively in the realm ... read more

Sep. 19, 2016 — An international research team discovered a human skeleton during its ongoing excavation of the famous Antikythera Shipwreck (circa 65 B.C.). The shipwreck, which holds the remains of a Greek trading ... read more

Sep. 14, 2016 — A 6,200-year-old indigo-blue fabric from Huaca, Peru has been found by a researcher, making it one of the oldest-known cotton textiles in the world and the oldest known textile decorated with indigo ... read more

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