Archeologists are closer to understanding the diets of the people of the ancient Indus Civilization after new research found fatty residues in ceramic vessels, indicating an abundant use of animal products.
According to the Greek Ministry of Culture, archeologists excavating a site in Ilia, a region in the western Peloponnese, recently discovered eight ancient graves spanning from the second to the fourth century BCE.
It was a simple stroke of serendipity that led to the discovery in Mexico of the earliest underground ochre mine in the New World, which a new journal article describes as a vast prehistoric industrial complex as much as 12 millennia old, where Paleoindians prospected for the valuable red iron-rich mineral that is a major factor in human evolution.
A new NASA telescope which academics say "will give humans the largest, deepest, clearest picture of the universe since the Hubble Space Telescope" could find up to 1,400 new planets, according to researchers.
Iraqi border guards have uncovered and destroyed nearly a dozen long tunnels apparently used by members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group to sneak through the desert areas of the country’s western province of Anbar into Dayr al-Zawr province in neighboring Syria.