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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

Ancient Lost City Discovered under Greek Hill

Ancient Lost City Discovered under Greek Hill

The discovery of an ancient Greek city may provide clues to other ancient cities in the region...

Dec 13 2016, 11:30pm CST

Mystery Solved: Ancient Mummified Legs Belonged to Egyptian Queen Nefertari

Mystery Solved: Ancient Mummified Legs Belonged to Egyptian Queen Nefertari

The mummified legs found in Egypt's Valley of Queens were never scientifically analyzed until recently...

Dec 5 2016, 1:29pm CST

Ancient Rocks Prove Existence of Life Before Oxygen

Ancient Rocks Prove Existence of Life Before Oxygen

Scientists new research depicts that life existed without oxygen billions years before. The research revolves around newly disc...

Nov 30 2016, 11:03am CST

Ancient Life Forms that Survived without Oxygen Found

Ancient Life Forms that Survived without Oxygen Found

UC geologist uncovers 2.5 billion-year-old fossils of bacteria that predate the formation of oxygen....

Nov 30 2016, 9:55am CST

Ancient Survivors of Climate Change are Endangered Australasian Marsupials

Ancient Survivors of Climate Change are Endangered Australasian Marsupials

Some of the rare Aussie marsupials are surviving products of global warming....

Nov 24 2016, 12:08pm CST

NASA Rover Finds Evidence of Ancient Alien Life on Mars

NASA Rover Finds Evidence of Ancient Alien Life on Mars

The Mars Rover might just have finally found proof of life forms that existed on the Red Planet a long time ago....

Nov 24 2016, 7:38am CST

Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient species of gecko sought refuge in the ranges of central Australia about 10 million years ago, a time when deserts were...

Nov 15 2016, 4:53am CST

Ancient Sea Cow Fossil Discovered in Paving Stone of Spanish Street

Ancient Sea Cow Fossil Discovered in Paving Stone of Spanish Street

The fossil belongs to a genus of extinct sirenian or sea cows called Prototherium that lived around 50 million years ago....

Oct 30 2016, 4:44am CDT

Chimps Genomes Derived From Bonobos due to Ancient Interbreeding

Chimps Genomes Derived From Bonobos due to Ancient Interbreeding

There is evidence that says that chimps and bonobos exchanged genetic material in ancient times through sex....

Oct 28 2016, 8:04am CDT

Ancient Ghost Ships Found Beneath the Black Sea

Ancient Ghost Ships Found Beneath the Black Sea

Many age-old destroyed vessels were found on the floor of the Black Sea recently....

Oct 25 2016, 10:38am CDT

Human Jaws Evolved From This Ancient Armored Fish

Human Jaws Evolved From This Ancient Armored Fish

A fossil of a fish from China clearly seems to delineate the origins of jaws....

Oct 21 2016, 8:29am CDT

Comet Impact Triggered Earth's Ancient Global Warming

Comet Impact Triggered Earth's Ancient Global Warming

A comet that struck the earth in ancient times probably caused global warming way back then....

Oct 14 2016, 5:04am CDT

Ancient Stars Found in Milky Way's Heart for the First Time

Vista Finds Ancient Stars in Milky Way's Heart for the First Time

Ancient stars called RR Lyrae discovered in the centre of the Milky Way. The discovery suggests they may be the oldest star rem...

Oct 13 2016, 9:14am CDT

Ancient Human Footprints Discovered Near Volcano in Africa

Ancient Human Footprints Discovered Near Volcano in Africa

Scientists discover more than 400 ancient human footprints near the southern shore of Tanzania’s Lake Natron in Africa....

Oct 13 2016, 5:10am CDT