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New species of dinosaur discovered on Isle of Wight

A new study by Palaeontologists at the University of Southampton suggests four bones recently found on the Isle of Wight belong to new species...

Earliest humans stayed at the Americas ‘oldest hotel’ in Mexican cave

A cave in a remote part of Mexico was visited by humans around 30,000 years ago - 15,000 years earlier than people were previously...

29,000 years of Aboriginal history

The known timeline of the Aboriginal occupation of South Australia's Riverland region has been vastly extended by new research led by Flinders...

Non-tobacco plant identified in ancient pipe for first time

People in what is now Washington State were smoking Rhus glabra, a plant commonly known as smooth sumac, more than 1,400 years...

Seafood helped prehistoric people migrate out of Africa, study reveals

Prehistoric pioneers could have relied on shellfish to sustain them as they followed migratory routes out of Africa during times of drought,...

New Papua New Guinea research solves archaeological mysteries

New research which "fills in the blanks" on what ancient Papuan New Guineans ate, and how they processed food, has ended decades-long...

Copal de Madagascar

The known Madagascar copal is a more recent resin from what was thought -it has about a few hundred years- and trapped...

Aboriginal rock art, frontier conflict and a swastika

A hidden Murray River rockshelter speaks volumes about local Aboriginal and European settlement in the Riverland, with symbols of conflict - including...

Evidence of Late Pleistocene human colonization of isolated islands beyond Wallace’s...

A new article published in Nature Communications applies stable isotope analysis to a collection of fossil human teeth from the islands of Timor...

The origin of feces: CoproID reliably predicts sources of ancient poop

The archaeological record is littered with feces, a potential goldmine for insights into ancient health and diet, parasite evolution, and the ecology...