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Ardi Was More Closely Related to Humans than Apes

Scientists have been debating this species' evolution for a long time
by Tudor Vieru, January 7th, 2014
 

Wall Built Centuries Before the Great Wall Found in China

The defensive structure dates back to around 500 BC
by Tudor Vieru, December 30th, 2013
 

Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, Study Confirms

A long-standing debate has finally been put to rest
by Tudor Vieru, December 23rd, 2013
Peruvians Conducted Skull Surgeries 1,000 Years Ago

Peruvians Conducted Skull Surgeries 1,000 Years Ago

by Tudor Vieru, December 20th, 2013
Trepanations were apparently common practice in those days
 

Binary Numbers First Used in Polynesia 600 Years Ago

European mathematicians only discovered this system centuries later
by Tudor Vieru, December 17th, 2013
 

Neanderthals Decorated Their Homes Like We Do

They also liked to keep everything clean and neatly arranged
by Tudor Vieru, December 3rd, 2013
 

Wine Stash Dating Back to 1,700 BC Found in Cellar

Researchers say the owners had a massive wine reserve on hand
by Tudor Vieru, November 23rd, 2013
Decapitated Slaves Found Buried in Viking Graves

Decapitated Slaves Found Buried in Viking Graves

by Laura Sinpetru, October 30th, 2013
The slaves were buried alongside their masters, evidence suggests
 

King Herod's Tomb Isn't His, New Evidence Indicates

Archaeologists say mausoleum discovered in 2007 is not the king's final resting place
by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2013
 

Neanderthals Now Said to Have Invented Recycling

Our ancestors used bits and pieces of old tools to make new utensils, researchers say
by Laura Sinpetru, October 12th, 2013
 
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