Ancient


2 Billion-Year-Old Salt Rock Reveals How Life Began on Ancient Earth

2 Billion-Year-Old Salt Rock Reveals How Life Began on Ancient Earth

Researchers have found that rise in oxygen levels that occurred about 2.3 billion years ago was much more substantial than prev...

Mar 24 2018, 6:26am CDT

Ancient Shark Tooth Stolen from Australia

Ancient Shark Tooth Stolen from Australia

The fossilized tooth was about 2.6 millions years old and belonged to megalodon shark...

Mar 15 2018, 6:09am CDT

Ancient Reptile Separates its Tail from Body to Escape Predators

Ancient Reptile Could Detach Its Tail to Escape Predators

Reptile that lived 289 million years ago could separate its tail from body for survival...

Mar 8 2018, 9:27pm CST

Ancient Tools Found in India Rewrite the History of Human Migration Out of Africa

Ancient Tools Found in India Rewrite the History of Human Migration Out of Africa

The finding suggest that an advanced toolmaking culture was developing in India long before the arrival of modern humans...

Feb 3 2018, 4:18am CST

10-Year Old Boy Discovers Ancient Fish Fossil

10-Year Old Boy Discovers Ancient Fish Fossil

The fish fossil was embedded in the flagstones of an old Colombian monastery...

Feb 2 2018, 2:09pm CST

Archeologists Discover Ancient Aztec Map of Universe in Mexico

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Aztec Map of Universe in Mexico

Located on the foothills of a volcano, a stone shrine appears to represent a miniature model of the universe...

Jan 6 2018, 6:12am CST

Ancient Penguin was as Tall as a Human

Ancient Penguin was as Tall as a Human

The bird was more than 5 feet tall and weighed around 100 kilograms, making it one of the largest penguins ever to have lived....

Dec 17 2017, 12:51pm CST

Ancient Skull Likely Belonged to the World’s Oldest Tsunami Victim

Ancient Skull Likely Belonged to the World’s Oldest Tsunami Victim

A mysterious partial skull found in Papua New Guinea represents the earliest known remains of a tsunami victim...

Oct 27 2017, 11:20am CDT

Ancient Whales were Ferocious Predators Not Gentle Giants, Study Finds

Ancient Whales were Ferocious Predators Not Gentle Giants, Study Finds

3D scanning of fossilized teeth reveal that whales in the past had extremely sharp predator teeth similar to lions...

Aug 31 2017, 9:25am CDT

NASA Curiosity Rover Paints a Detailed Picture of Ancient Mars Environments

NASA Curiosity Rover Paints a Detailed Picture of Ancient Mars Environments

Samples of rocks collected by the Curiosity rover suggest diverse enviroments on Mars billions of years ago...

Jun 13 2017, 12:40pm CDT

Ancient Sloth Fossil Unearthed at Subway Excavation Site in Los Angeles

Ancient Sloth Fossil Unearthed at Subway Excavation Site in Los Angeles

The fossil belongs to Harlan's Ground Sloth that lived around 11,000 years ago...

Jun 4 2017, 2:05pm CDT

Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Mars Lake was Able to Support Diverse Microbial Life

Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Mars Lake was Able to Support Diverse Microbial Life

The environmental conditions on ancient Mars lake differed significantly at different depths, times...

Jun 4 2017, 3:10am CDT

Ancient Human DNA Without Bones Found in Cave Dirt

Ancient Human DNA Without Bones Found in Cave Dirt

Scientists have found ancient human DNA in cave sediments without any traces of bones nearby. This has indeed intrigued the res...

Apr 28 2017, 3:38am CDT

Ancient Tree Stump Found on Mars

Ancient Tree Stump Found on Mars

The latest evidence of life on Mars has it that the rover picture clearly shows an age-old tree stump that has been found on th...

Apr 26 2017, 6:12am CDT

Oldest Mammal Blood Ever Found Preserved in Ancient Tick Fossil

Oldest Mammal Blood Ever Found Preserved in Ancient Tick Fossil

An age-old tick has been discovered that supposedly feasted on the blood of the earliest-known monkey....

Apr 4 2017, 1:22pm CDT

Ancient Roman City Ucetia Existence Confirmed by These Mysterious Mosaics

Ancient Roman City Ucetia Existence Confirmed by These Mysterious Mosaics

A series of complex mosaics have revealed the mysterious history of a Roman city in the south of France....

Apr 3 2017, 4:03am CDT

 World's Most Ancient and Rarest Dog Still Exist in the Highlands of New Guinea

World's Most Ancient and Rarest Dog Still Exist in the Highlands of New Guinea

A rare and old species of New Guinea highland wild dog has been found prowling around in the wilderness....

Mar 28 2017, 3:54am CDT

Ancient Memory Techniques Change Patterns in Brain Activity

Ancient Memory Techniques Change Patterns in Brain Activity

It seems that an age-old mnemonics technique may lead to permanent alterations in the brain....

Mar 17 2017, 7:40am CDT

Massive Statue of Ancient Egyptian Ruler Discovered in a Muddy Pit

Massive Statue of Ancient Egyptian Ruler Discovered in a Muddy Pit

Archeologists find the remains of one of the most poweful rulers of ancient world in Cairo suburbs...

Mar 13 2017, 12:32am CDT

This Ancient Fish Evolved in China Prior to Age of Fish

This Ancient Fish Evolved in China Prior to Age of Fish

New research discovered an ancient fish species from the Kuanti Formation in southern China...

Mar 9 2017, 7:04am CST

Most Distant Galaxy Contains Ancient Stardust That Gives Insight Into First Stars

Most Distant Galaxy Contains Ancient Stardust That Gives Insight Into First Stars

ALMA detected the youngest and most galaxy, A2744_YD4...

Mar 9 2017, 5:50am CST

Ancient Denisovan Human Skulls Found in China Reveal a Mosaic of Modern and Neanderthal Features

Ancient Denisovan Human Skulls Found in China Reveal a Mosaic of Modern and Neanderthal Features

A couple of 100,000-year-old human skulls that have been unearthed in central China show that Denisovans occupied Eastern Euras...

Mar 3 2017, 5:50am CST

Ancient Humans Shaped the Amazon Rainforest by Tree Cultivation

Ancient Humans Shaped the Amazon Rainforest by Tree Cultivation

It has been discovered by scientists that ancient tree-planting by human beings ultimately influenced the landscape of verdure...

Mar 3 2017, 5:22am CST

Ancient Man Entered South America in Many Mass Migrations

Ancient Man Entered South America in Many Mass Migrations

A study has shown that primitive man entered South America in many mass migrations....

Feb 28 2017, 9:04pm CST

Ancient Humans Arrived in South America in Multiple Waves

Ancient Humans Arrived in South America in Multiple Waves

Research shows ancient humans reached South America in more than one wave...

Feb 27 2017, 8:05am CST

Tribes Bury Remains of Ancient One known as Kennewick Man

Tribes Bury Remains of Ancient One known as Kennewick Man

The tribal elders of five Native American people have put the relics of Ancient One or Kennewick Man in their right place....

Feb 21 2017, 8:36am CST

Ancient Jars Hold Clues About Change in Earth’s Magnetic Field

Ancient Jars Hold Clues About Changes in Earth’s Magnetic Field

Researchers report that the jar handles revealed a gradual reduction in magnetic field' strength over the course of the si...

Feb 15 2017, 5:30am CST

Ancient Mammalian Reptile Produced Venom Long Before Snakes

Ancient Mammalian Reptile Produced Venom Long Before Snakes

260-million-year-old fossil yields the evidence of oldest venomous vertebrate ever found...

Feb 13 2017, 11:58pm CST

Students Brew Ancient Beer From 5000 Years Old Chinese Recipe

Students Brew Ancient Beer From 5000-Year-Old Chinese Recipe

Pupils at Stanford University have brewed beer from a Chinese method that happens to be five millennia old....

Feb 9 2017, 6:12am CST

How was Ancient Mars Warm Enough for Keeping Water Unfrozen?

How was Ancient Mars Warm Enough for Keeping Liquid Water?

NASA's Curiosity Rover rediscovered the Ancient Mars...

Feb 7 2017, 4:23am CST

Modern East Asians Genes Resemble to Their Ancient Ancestors

Modern East Asians Genes Resemble to Their Ancient Ancestors

East Asians have shown similarity between their ancient and modern populations as is evident from the DNA analysis....

Feb 2 2017, 4:48am CST

Space Archaeologist Wants You to Assist in Finding and Protecting Ancient Sites

Space Archaeologist Wants You to Assist in Finding and Protecting Ancient Sites

Apparently, space archaeology is a brand new field of endeavor that is definitely worth the hassle of pursuing as a leisurely p...

Feb 1 2017, 10:00am CST

Parasitic Wasp New Species Named After Ancient Egyptian God of Evil

Parasitic Wasp New Species Named After Ancient Egyptian God of Evil

Crypt-keeper-wasp, a new species of parasitic wasp named after ancient Egyptian god of evil set can control evil animals, like...

Jan 25 2017, 7:59am CST

Ancient US Southwestern Architects Knew Advanced Geometry Skills

Ancient US Southwestern Architects Knew Advanced Geometry Skills

Researchers from ASU have discovered that a high degree of geometrical skills were possessed by ancient American architects....

Jan 25 2017, 7:13am CST

Ancient Mars may Have Been Warmed by Methane

Ancient Mars may Have Been Warmed by Methane

Bursts of methane may have warmed early Mars The findings of a new research reveal that early Mars may have been warmed interm...

Jan 25 2017, 5:22am CST

Sediments from Ancient Lake Reveals the Impact of Climate Change on Early Jurassic Period

Sediments from Ancient Lake Reveals the Impact of Climate Change on Early Jurassic Period

New study provides a fascinating insight into how lake environments responded to global climate change millions of years ago...

Jan 19 2017, 12:18pm CST

Ancient Buddha Statue Emerges from Water in China

Ancient Buddha Statue Emerges from Water in China

A drop in water levels in a reservior exposed the 600-year old Buddha statue which has been sumerged for years...

Jan 17 2017, 3:24am CST

Scientist Aim to "De-Extinct" Ancient Cow

Scientist Aim to "De-Extinct" Ancient Cow

Scientists are working to bring back an ancient cattle species called an auroch. These animals were absolutely massive, cl...

Jan 3 2017, 2:36pm CST

Ancient Underwater Potato Garden Discovered in Canada

Ancient Underwater Potato Garden Discovered in Canada

The 3,800 year old underwater garden represents the earliest known evidence for wetland plant cultivation in prehistoric Pacifi...

Jan 2 2017, 9:26am CST

Oldest Human Footprints Reveal Sex Life of Ancient Male Ancestors

Oldest Human Footprints Reveal Sex Life of Ancient Male Ancestors

Footprints that are 3.6 million years old and were discovered in Tanzania reveal that the males of that time in prehistory were...

Dec 15 2016, 3:03am CST