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Turkey Domestication Started already 1,500 Years Ago

Turkey Domestication Started already 1,500 Years Ago

Turkeys had been domesticated by 400-500 AD, say archaeologists who unearthed a clutch of domesticated turkey eggs used as a...

Nov 22 2016, 6:00pm CST

Is This Evidence that Aliens Visited Us 250,000 Years Ago?

Is This Evidence that Aliens Visited Us 250,000 Years Ago?

In Romania, a mysterious hunk of metal that was found a long time ago, in the 1970s, appears to be altering our thoughts o...

Oct 22 2016, 10:36am CDT

Fossil Leaves show how Antarctic Ice melted 23 Million Years Ago

Fossil Leaves show how Antarctic Ice melted 23 Million Years Ago

Fossilized leaves recovered from a crater lake in New Zealand provided insight on how climate changed and affected the Antarct...

Oct 20 2016, 7:23am CDT

Europeans Ate Rodents 5,000 Years Ago, Says Study

Europeans Ate Rodents 5,000 Years Ago, Says Study

Mammal bones collected from Skara Brae site reveal that rodents were apparently considered food in ancient Europe...

Oct 19 2016, 12:44pm CDT

Humans Reached the Tip of South America 14,000 Years Ago

Humans Reached the Tip of South America 14,000 Years Ago

Humans reached the southern cone of South America some 14,000 years ago, earlier than previously thought, says a study based on...

Sep 30 2016, 8:35pm CDT

Moon was Born when Space Rock hit Earth 4.5 Billion Years Ago

Moon was Born when Space Rock hit Earth 4.5 Billion Years Ago

The moon was formed by a planetary object hitting the infant Earth some 4.5 billion years ago, say researchers who studied a l...

Sep 27 2016, 9:13am CDT

Blue Jeans Technology Developed in Peru 6,000 Years Ago

Blue Jeans Technology Developed in Peru 6,000 Years Ago

Editorial comment: Deal with it Levi's....

Sep 15 2016, 5:04am CDT

People Were Living in Australia Some 50,000 Years Ago

People Were Living in Australia Some 50,000 Years Ago

Archaeologists have been working all over Australia, including on the Dampier Archipelago, and they have found something quite...

Sep 7 2016, 10:20am CDT

Slow Methane release behind Climate Change 56 Million Years Ago

Slow Methane release behind Climate Change 56 Million Years Ago

The release of methane from the seafloor was much slower than previously thought during a rapid global warming event 56 millio...

Sep 2 2016, 9:12pm CDT

Milky Way had a Blowout 6 Million Years Ago

Milky Way had a Blowout 6 Million Years Ago

Six million years ago, Milky Way exploded and it was the time when first human ancestors walked the Earth...

Aug 30 2016, 2:26am CDT

NASA Reestablishes Contact with Sun Probe STEREO-B Lost Two Years Ago

NASA Reestablishes Contact with Sun Probe STEREO-B Lost Two Years Ago

NASA has finally reestablished contact with a spacecraft communication with which was lost nearly two years ago.Contact was re...

Aug 24 2016, 10:20pm CDT

Mars had Climate Suitable for Life 4 Billion Years Ago

Mars had Climate Suitable for Life 4 Billion Years Ago

Now cold and dry Red Planet had a warm and wet climate about four billion years ago, said researchers after analyzing fossiliz...

Aug 24 2016, 2:19am CDT

Stones used as Hunting Weapons a Million Years ago Identified

Stones used as Hunting Weapons a Million Years ago Identified

Researchers have discovered the purpose of a large number of spherical stone artifacts found at a major archaeological site in...

Aug 19 2016, 8:31pm CDT

How Humans Made Ropes 40,000 Years Ago

How Humans Made Ropes 40,000 Years Ago

Researchers in Germany have discovered tools that were used for rope making about 40,000 years ago, the time when modern huma...

Jul 25 2016, 11:00pm CDT

New Dinosaur Fossil from 90 Million Years ago Found in Argentina

New Dinosaur Fossil from 90 Million Years ago Found in Argentina

Researchers in Argentina have excavated the fossil of a new carnivorous dinosaur that lived around 90 million years ago, a med...

Jul 15 2016, 12:30am CDT

World's First Telescope was a Prehistoric Tomb used by Humans 6000 Years Ago

World's First Telescope was a Prehistoric Tomb used by Humans 6000 Years Ago

It is being said that some of the ancient mausoleums extant today may have served as astronomical observatories in their times....

Jul 1 2016, 8:46am CDT

First Apple iPhone Went on Sale 9 Years Ago Today

First Apple iPhone Went on Sale 9 Years Ago Today

Apple released the first iPhone in June 2007. Watch how the media talked about the first iPhone in the throw back video from th...

Jun 29 2016, 7:26am CDT

Insects Used Camouflage 100 Million Years Ago

Insects Used Camouflage 100 Million Years Ago

The latest evidence shows that insect species employed camouflage eons ago....

Jun 25 2016, 3:12am CDT

Humans and Climate Change Wiped Out Ice Age Giants 12300 Years Ago

Humans and Climate Change Wiped Out Ice Age Giants 12300 Years Ago

It has been discovered through DNA analysis that a rapidly warming climate and encroaching human beings killed off the large an...

Jun 18 2016, 5:04am CDT

Modern Mussel Shells are Much Thinner than 50 Years Ago, Study Finds

Modern Mussel Shells are Much Thinner than 50 Years Ago, Study Finds

The decreasing shell thickness over the past few decades is likely due to ocean acidification....

Jun 16 2016, 4:14am CDT

A Huge Landslide Shaped Zion National Park 4800 Years Ago

A Huge Landslide Shaped Zion National Park 4800 Years Ago

Apparently a large avalanche lies behind the natural creation of Zion National Park in Utah....

May 27 2016, 8:52am CDT

Ice Age on Mars Occurred 400,000 Years Ago

Ice Age on Mars Occurred 400,000 Years Ago

Using radar data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), scientists have found a record of the most recent Martian ice a...

May 27 2016, 1:14am CDT

Neanderthals Built Cave Rings 176500 Years Ago

Neanderthals Built Cave Rings 176500 Years Ago

According to the latest evidence which has been unearthed, Neanderthal Man constructed enigmatic cave formations which were in...

May 26 2016, 5:19am CDT

Tiny vampires that lived 740 mn years ago

Tiny vampires that lived 740 mn years ago

New York, May 26 (IANS) Vampires are real -- at least the amoebae variety -- and they have been around for millions of years, s...

May 26 2016, 3:46am CDT

Skull Surgery Done 6000 Years Ago As Mysterious Ritual

Skull Surgery Done 6,000 Years Ago As Mysterious Ritual

A very daring cranial surgery was performed thousands of years ago as a rite and ritual. The regrowth of the bones are evidence...

May 10 2016, 5:29am CDT

Teeth Marks on Thigh Bone Reveals First Human was Eaten Alive 500,000 Years Ago

Teeth Marks on Thigh Bone Reveals First Human was Eaten Alive 500,000 Years Ago

Some clues have emerged from teeth marks on a 500,000 year old bone regarding the first human being to be eaten alive by animal...

May 2 2016, 5:15am CDT

Earth’s Moon May Have Shifted Its Axis Three Billion Years Ago

Earth’s Moon May Have Shifted Its Axis Three Billion Years Ago

The latest scientific evidence shows us that the earth’s moon may have shifted its axis three billion years ago....

Mar 25 2016, 11:16am CDT

Volcanic Activity may have Shifted Axis of Moon 3 Billion Years Ago

Volcanic Activity may have Shifted Axis of Moon 3 Billion Years Ago

New research suggests thatthat Moon orbiting our Earth shifted from its original axis billions of years ago....

Mar 24 2016, 2:55am CDT

Scientists Found that Ancient Viruses Existed as Far Back as 30 Million Years Ago

Scientists Found that Ancient Viruses Existed as Far Back as 30 Million Years Ago

Researchers have found an ancient group of retroviruses that affected a wide range of animals some 15 to 30 million years ago....

Mar 8 2016, 9:06pm CST

Madagascar’s Forest are Destroyed by Human Settlers 1,000 Years Ago: Study

Madagascar’s Forests Destroyed by Human Settlers 1,000 Years Ago: Study

Research suggests that forests in Madagascar were not destroyed by climate change or any natural disaster. Humans set fire to t...

Feb 22 2016, 8:45am CST

Giant Flightless Bird Roamed the Arctic 50 Million Years Ago

Giant Flightless Bird Roamed the Arctic 50 Million Years Ago

The fossil bone found on Ellesmere Island is the first and only evidence of the massive ancient bird Gastornis....

Feb 13 2016, 9:51pm CST

Ancient human remains

Hunter-Gatherers Were Replaced By Unknown People 15,000 Years Ago

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Germany have published a new study in the journal...

Feb 6 2016, 6:45am CST

Head-on collision between Earth and Theia

4.5 Billion Years Ago, Head-On Collision between Earth and Other Planet Produced Our Moon

Researchers from UCLA have published a study in the journal Science which suggests that our Moon was formed when the Earth cras...

Feb 2 2016, 8:12am CST

Challenger Disaster Struck 30 Years Ago Today

Challenger Disaster Struck 30 Years Ago Today

The challenger disaster is being remembered in the most tragic of terms exactly 30 years after its occurrence....

Jan 28 2016, 7:31am CST

Cats were Domesticated in China 5000 Years Ago

Cats were Domesticated in China 5000 Years Ago

It has been found that felines were tamed in China as long ago as 5000 years in the past....

Jan 27 2016, 10:51pm CST

Humans Killed a Mammoth 45,000 Years ago in the Arctic

Humans Killed a Mammoth 45,000 Years ago in the Arctic

New research found that humans have been living in the Siberian Arctic 45,000 years ago....

Jan 15 2016, 2:48am CST

Skylab 4 astronauts

42 Years Ago, Three Astronauts Staged a Strike in Space; Here Are the Details

On Monday, December 28, 1973 – exactly 42 years ago, three US astronauts went on industrial strike aboard NASA’s Skylab – off i...

Dec 29 2015, 9:48am CST

Oxen

300 Million Years of Nature Was Disrupted By Humans 6,000 Years Ago

A study titled “Holocene shifts in the assembly of plant and animal communities implicate human impacts” and published in the j...

Dec 21 2015, 5:54am CST

Plesiosaurus

Plesiosaurs, Marine Predators That Lived 135 Million Years Ago Flapped Like a Penguin

Since its complete skeleton was discovered in 1824, marine scientists had been working to resolve how extinct dinosaur-era mari...

Dec 18 2015, 4:48am CST

Greenland's glaciers

New Finding Suggests Greenland Glaciers Retreated Rapidly About 10,000 Years Ago

Researchers from The Earth Institute at Columbia University have published a finding titled “Glacier Response to North Atlantic...

Dec 9 2015, 2:45pm CST