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The Archaeology News Network is a news website providing all the latest developments in archaeology and related disciplines from around the world.



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Modern Melanesians harbour beneficial genetic variants that they inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, according to a new study published in Science. These genes are not found in many other human populations, the study adds. The...

Since humans diverged from a common ancestor shared with chimpanzees and the other great apes, the human brain has changed dramatically. However, the genetic and developmental processes responsible for this divergence are not understood. Cerebral org...

Geographical research conducted by University researchers in Belize found that the ancient Mayan civilization had a greater environmental impact than previously believed. Credit: Barbra Daly/Daily TexanThe Maya were likely responding to environmenta...

Archaeologists in Croatia have unearthed the fossilised remains of a Roman chariot buried along with two horses as part of a burial ritual. Credit: Franjo Sorcik/NovostiA large burial chamber for an 'extremely wealthy family' was found in which the...

A team directed by the CENIEH has used the magnetic survey technique to detect room structures in the area “Los Cascajos”, a spot in Spanish province of Alava where there were already indications of the existence of a Neolithic-Chalcolithic settl...

Two million years of eating meat and cooked food may have helped humans shift further from other great apes on the evolutionary tree. The evidence is in our saliva, according to new research from the University at Buffalo. Figure showing the differe...

An ancient walkway most likely used by pilgrims as they made their way to worship at the Temple Mount has been uncovered in the "City of David" in the Jerusalem Walls National Park. View of the foundations of the Western Wall (left) and the retainin...