Archaeology

  1. Archaeology

    Stonehenge enhanced voices and music within the stone ring

    Scientists built a 'Stonehenge Lego' model in a sound chamber to study how sound would have behaved in the ancient stone circle.

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  2. Archaeology

    Let’s learn about ancient technology

    Ancient people didn’t have the internet. Instead, they performed surgeries, made weapons and built monuments with wood, stones, rope and fire.

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  3. Archaeology

    Women like Mulan didn’t need to go to war in disguise

    Female skeletons in Mongolia show injuries like those of fighting men — evidence that they could be warriors, too.

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  4. Humans

    Let’s learn about early humans

    Homo sapiens are the last member left of our genus. But many other species of early humans existed before us.

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  5. Archaeology

    Underground mega-monument found near Stonehenge

    Archaeologists used high-tech tools to uncover ancient underground pits near Stonehenge. The find may offer insights into Britain’s Stone Age culture.

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  6. Archaeology

    Scientists Say: Archaeology

    People leave things where they’ve been — old buildings, trash heaps and human skeletons. Archaeology is the study of those left-behind things.

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  7. Archaeology

    Let’s learn about mummies

    A mummy is a preserved body. They’re fun and spooky, but also a great chance to learn about people of the past.

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  8. Archaeology

    This cave hosted the oldest known human remains in Europe

    Bone fragments, tools and other finds in Bulgaria suggest that Homo sapiens moved rapidly into Eurasia as early as 46,000 years ago.

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  9. Archaeology

    3-D printing helps resurrect an ancient Egyptian mummy’s voice

    A 3-D printed mold of a mummy’s vocal tract reveals what the mummy may sound like today.

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  10. Archaeology

    Ancient Egyptian mummy tattoos come to light

    A range of markings discovered on female mummies are challenging ideas about tattoo traditions in ancient Egypt.

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  11. Archaeology

    Scientists Say: Mummy

    Mummies are dead bodies that don’t rot. They can form under natural conditions or because of chemicals that stop decay.

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  12. Humans

    DNA reveals clues to the Siberian ancestors of the first Americans

    Researchers discovered a previously unknown population of Ice Age people who crossed the Asia-North America land bridge.

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