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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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Planetary scientists from Brown University have proposed a new scenario for the formation of ancient clay minerals on Mars that, if shown to be true, could rewrite the early history of the red planet. Mars may have been enveloped in a thick, steamy...

A new study finds that viruses share some genes exclusively with cells that are not their hosts. The study, reported in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, adds to the evidence that viruses swap genes with a variety of cellular organisms and are a...

Environmental scientists from The Open University (OU) have discovered that trees growing in the Amazon floodplains surrounding the Amazon River emit as much methane (CH4) into the atmosphere as all of the world's oceans. These trees growing in seaso...

A Roman perfume shop and an ancient Visigoth burial site have been uncovered in Spain. The skeleton of a woman from a nomadic Gothic tribe was also discovered by archaeologists, which could be an isolated burial or part of a wider grave system. The...

Using modern research tools on a 155-million-year-old reptile fossil, scientists at Johns Hopkins and the American Museum of Natural History report they have filled in some important clues to the evolution of animals that once roamed land and transit...

Classical scholars from the Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics" of the University of M√ľnster discovered a large number of sealings in south-east Turkey. Sealings from the archive of Doliche [Credit: Asia Minor Research Centre]"This unique...

South Africa's status as a major cradle in the African nursery of humankind has been reinforced with today's unveiling of "Little Foot," the country's oldest, virtually complete fossil human ancestor. Professor Ron Clarke busy excavating the Little...