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Gold coin may be key to solve Sweden's 'Pompeii'

Archaeologists found the coin on Monday at a site on the island of Öland that's been compared to Italy's Pompeii.<p>A small team of archaeologists at …

The sacred and magical sistrum of ancient Egypt

The sistrum was one of the most sacred musical instruments in ancient Egypt and was believed to hold powerful magical properties. It was used in the …

Scientists Create Working Organ From Scratch For First Time Ever

In what's being hailed as a scientific first, researchers in Scotland have created a fully functional organ from scratch inside the body of a living animal.<p>The feat--the creation of a working thymus gland from "reprogrammed" embryonic cells--is seen as an important step toward the development of …

Cancer leaves a common fingerprint on DNA

Regardless of their stage or type, cancers appear to share a telltale signature of widespread changes to the so-called epigenome, according to a team …

The Ingenious Way the Ancient Egyptians Should Have Built the Pyramids

Thousands of years ago, a minority of ancient Egyptians set a majority to work building some of the oldest human-made structures in the world. It …

Ancient History

Scientists Have Discovered an Unlikely Way to Keep Your Dog From Barking

Got a pooch that can't behave itself in front of other dogs or houseguests? Or a new pup that is particularly hard to train?<p>Then there is some good …

The Lost Hobbits of the Eastern Arctic

Every indigenous group European explorers found when they first reached the Americas, from the Aztecs to the Inca to the Maya to the obscure Taino …

Neanderthals 'overlapped' with modern humans for up to 5,400 years | University of Oxford

Significantly, the research paper says there is strong evidence to suggest that Neanderthals disappeared at different times across Europe rather than …

Neanderthals Died Out 10,000 Years Earlier Than Thought, With Help From Modern Humans

New fossil dates show our ancient cousins disappeared 40,000 years ago.<p>The Neanderthals died out about 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, new fossil dating suggests, adding to evidence that the arrival of modern humans in Europe pushed our ancient Stone Age cousins into extinction. (Read …

Modern Humans, Neanderthals Lived Together Longer Than Previously Thought

<b>redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online</b><br>Neanderthals died out approximately 10,000 years earlier than previously believed, due in part to …

When did placental mammals evolve?

Related Stories<p>Insect-eater on top rung of our family tree, Science Online, 08 Feb 2013<br>• World's oldest marsupial found in China, Science Online, 15 …

'Hammer of Thor' unearthed on the Danish Island

7/02/2014 04:30:00 PM<p>Danish archaeologists have solved the mystery over the significance of the Mjöllnir amulets worn by the Vikings. Indeed, they …

The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science

You're Not Highly Evolved

Here's where our bodies still mess up<p>As humans, it’s tempting to think of ourselves as the pinnacle of evolutionary progress. But evolution can only work with what’s available, resulting in a body that’s a bundle of compromises.<p>FEET<p>Our ankles and feet started out as flexible tree-climbing tools …

Study: Society Flourished When Humans Got Less Manly

Some anthropologists now believe that advanced human behaviors like toolmaking only developed when early humans evolved to have lower levels of …

How Cultures Move Across Continents

Where were the artists, politicians and religious leaders? A blue light denotes a birth while a red light signals a death. The lines connect the two.<p>Credit: Maximillian Schich and Mauro Martino<p>They may look like flight paths around North America and Europe. Or perhaps nighttime satellite photos, …

Why You Don't Look Like a Caveman

Humans today may have developed softer, more feminine faces as society became friendlier and less aggressive centuries ago, a new study suggests.<p>As …

New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

<b>Modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought, a study suggests.</b><p>The most comprehensive dating of Neanderthal bones and tools ever carried out suggests that the two species lived side-by-side for up to 5,000 years.<p>The new evidence suggests that the two …

Chimps show empathy by mimicking pupil size

Chimpanzees and humans may share the same ability to empathise with other individuals by involuntarily matching their pupil size. The mimicry only …