Kimberly Burke

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TN cave, rock art offers prehistoric perspectives

1/26/2014 03:00:00 PM<p>There are more than 100 caves and rock sites in Tennessee that reveal forms of prehistoric art, and University of Tennessee …

DNA Clues to the Ancient Roman Practice of Infanticide

HAMBLEDEN, ENGLAND—Simon Mays of English Heritage continues to analyze the bones of Roman infants discovered near the site of Yewden Villa, which …

Ancient Rome

Paleolithic humans from the north of Spain moved to dwellings with better logistics

Scientists have traced the steps of the human beings that inhabited the region during the Paleolithic era. Through computer programs for geographical …

Neanderthals gave us disease genes

<b>Gene types that influence disease in people today were picked up through interbreeding with Neanderthals, a major study in Nature journal suggests.</b><p>They passed on variants involved in type 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease and - curiously - smoking addiction.<p>Genome studies reveal that our species (<i>Homo</i> …

Humanity

Ruins of Bustling Port Unearthed at Egypt's Giza Pyramids

TORONTO — The remains of a bustling port and barracks for sailors or military troops have been discovered near the Giza Pyramids. They were in use …

C14 dates question role of Near East in early human migrations

1/29/2014 04:00:00 PM<p>Radiocarbon dating of human remains from one of the deepest prehistoric sites in the Near East throws into question widely-held …

Oldest Roman temple to date unearthed in Rome

1/29/2014 05:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists excavating a site in central Rome say they've uncovered what may be oldest known temple from Roman …