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Ancient Farmers Prevented Another Ice Age According to New Study

Ancient Farmers Prevented Another Ice Age According to New Study

Agriculture by humans fundamentally altered the climate of the Earth....

Sep 10 2018, 12:13am CDT

Ancient Mayan Deforestation is Still Affecting Central America’s Carbon Reserves

Ancient Mayan Deforestation is Still Affecting Central America’s Carbon Reserves

It may take centuries or even millennia to recover if the soil is disturbed....

Aug 21 2018, 11:06am CDT

Ancient Lake Holds Clues to Maya Civilization's Collapse

Ancient Lake Holds Clues to Maya Civilization's Collapse

Researchers have used a new method and estimated the extent of a major drought that occurred about one thousand years ago....

Aug 5 2018, 10:58am CDT

Ancient Toddlers Could Climb Trees

Ancient Toddlers Could Climb Trees

3.32 Million-Year-Old Fossil Reveals That Ancient Humans had Toddlers who Could Walk Upright and Climb up Trees...

Jul 5 2018, 1:57pm CDT

Most Asteroids and Meteorites on Earth Originate From Five or Six Ancient Planets

Most Asteroids and Meteorites on Earth Originate From Five or Six Ancient Planets

Many Asteroids come from Five Ancient Lost Planets that were Once Whole...

Jul 4 2018, 10:20am CDT

Ancient Chinese Tomb Yields a New Gibbon Species

Ancient Chinese Tomb Yields a New Gibbon Species

The skull and jaw found in the tomb are so distinctive that scientists have even placed them in a new gibbon genus...

Jun 24 2018, 3:55pm CDT

Burial Site in Montana Provide New information About Ancient Americans

Burial Site in Montana Provide New information About Ancient Americans

Human remains from Clovis Time Period Found At Montana Burial Site....

Jun 21 2018, 2:34am CDT

Recently Discovered Ancient Sea Animal Fossil Named After President Barack Obama

Recently Discovered Ancient Sea Animal Fossil Named After President Barack Obama

Names of two recently discovered Ediacaran era fossil animals honor President Barack Obama and Sir David Attenborough...

Jun 20 2018, 12:50pm CDT

Ancient Tick has been Trapped in Amber for 100 Million Years

Ancient Tick has been Trapped in Amber for 100 Million Years

The fossil is among the oldest tick specimens known to science...

Jun 17 2018, 1:50am CDT

Jurassic Fossil Reveals How Some Ancient Crocodiles Evolved into Dolphin-Like Animals

Jurassic Fossil Reveals How Some Ancient Crocodiles Evolved into Dolphin-Like Animals

Fossil Dolphin Tail that is 180 Million Years Old is Missing Link in Crocodile Family Tree...

May 14 2018, 7:58am CDT

Ancient Egyptian Warrior Woman Statue Spotted on Mars

Ancient Egyptian Warrior Woman Statue Spotted on Mars

So-Called Antique Egyptian Female Statue spotted on the Surface of the Red Planet. Is This an Evidence of Alien Civilisation Li...

Apr 30 2018, 5:49am CDT

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