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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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New research published today in the journal Parasitology shows how the prehistoric inhabitants of a settlement in the freshwater marshes of eastern England were infected by intestinal worms caught from foraging for food in the lakes and waterways aro...

In July 2015, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy was being grilled by lawmakers over President Obama's Clean Power Plan requiring states to limit carbon emissions, when she was asked, "What percentage of the atmosphere is CO2?"...

Wind erosion has been ruled out as the primary cause of methane gas release on Mars, Newcastle University academics have shown. Could the presence of methane gas signal life on Mars? [Credit: Newcastle University]Methane can be produced over time t...

The largest study ever conducted of its kind has identified where and how to save coral reef communities in the Indo-Pacific, according to an international group of scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other conservation NGOs, gove...

Two gigantic petrified tree trunks, lying one on top of one another, were discovered during salvage excavations conducted by the Petrified Forest Natural History Museum of Lesvos in cooperation with PPC Renewables. Credit: ANA-MPAThe 21- and 23-metr...

Largescale 'disturbances', including fires, harvesting, windstorms and insect outbreaks, which kill large patches of forest, are responsible for more than a tenth of tree death worldwide, according to new research at the University of Birmingham. Cr...

Astrophysicists in Ireland have, for the first time, measured a crucial step in the formation and evolution of stars. The white cross indicates the position of the massive protostar, while the red contours show emission from the shocked gas in the...