Rover images confirm Jezero crater is an ancient Martian lake
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Rover images confirm Jezero crater is an ancient Martian lake

This image of an escarpment or scarp, a long, steep, slope running along the delta of Mars Jezero Crater, was created using data from Perseverance's
Incredibly Ancient Tardigrade From 16 Million Years Ago Is Like a Ghost Across Time
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Incredibly Ancient Tardigrade From 16 Million Years Ago Is Like a Ghost Across Time

The fossilized tardigrade, found in Dominican Amber, is a rare branch in the family tree of these strangely indestructible beasties. This specimen
Startling Discovery Reveals Mysterious Citadel Hidden in Ancient Maya City
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Startling Discovery Reveals Mysterious Citadel Hidden in Ancient Maya City

Modern imaging technology can reveal ancient structures and buildings that are not visible from the surface. We just saw another example of this: the
Ancient Cave Sealed For 40,000 Years May Have Been Hideout of The Last Neanderthals
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Ancient Cave Sealed For 40,000 Years May Have Been Hideout of The Last Neanderthals

Vanguard Cave, Gibraltar has discovered a cave chamber that was sealed off with sand for around 40,000 years. This discovery could provide more
South Australian eagle fossil identified as one of the oldest raptor species in the world
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South Australian eagle fossil identified as one of the oldest raptor species in the world

An 25-year-old fossil of an eagle was found on a remote South Australian cattle station. It has been identified as the oldest known raptor species.
In Guatemala, archaeologists uncover hidden neighborhood in ancient Maya city
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In Guatemala, archaeologists uncover hidden neighborhood in ancient Maya city

Recent lidar analysis has revealed that an area thought to be natural hills is now a 1,800-year-old ruin. It's located near Tikal’s Lost World
Geologists solve half-century-old mystery of animal traces in ancient rocks
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Geologists solve half-century-old mystery of animal traces in ancient rocks

Quartzite with tracetraces of burrowing mammals. The scale is in centimeters. Credit: Stefan Bengtson/Swedish Museum of Natural History Perforations
'Ancestor' of Mediterranean mosaics discovered in Turkey
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'Ancestor' of Mediterranean mosaics discovered in Turkey

Over 3,000 stones were found in the remains of a Hittite temple from the 15th century BC. This was 700 years before the oldest mosaics of ancient
How ancient footprints shed light on America’s first teenagers | Robin McKie
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How ancient footprints shed light on America’s first teenagers | Robin McKie

For a long time, the White Sands of New Mexico has been a popular tourist attraction. Today, tourists flock to see the stunning views of pure gypsum
The origin and legacy of the Etruscans: A new study reports genome-wide data of ancient Italian individuals to trace the origins of the Etruscans and their contribution to later populations
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The origin and legacy of the Etruscans: A new study reports genome-wide data of ancient Italian individuals to trace the origins of the Etruscans and their contribution to later populations

Scholars have been fascinated for millennia by the Etruscan civilization. It flourished in central Italy's Iron Age. The Etruscans were distinguished