Archaeological finds suggest that people developed numbers tens of thousands of years ago. Scholars are now exploring the first detailed hypotheses about this life-changing invention
Archaeologists conducting excavations in Old Dongola (Sudan), have discovered the remains of a large church from medieval Nubia, that could have been a cathedral and seat of an archbishop
Archaeologists working in the district of Tübingen in southwest Germany have discovered the region’s earliest gold object to date
A new approach to understand the functional and symbolic uses of the place
New research has questioned theories that a mysterious group of hunter-gatherers from Indonesia interacted with Aboriginal Australians thousands of years ago and provides a basis for future understanding of the people who made tiny, but precise implements out of stone
The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, or PETM, was a short interval of highly elevated global temperatures 56 million years ago that is frequently described as the best ancient analog for present-day climate warming
Lunch Break Science is a weekly online series featuring short lectures or interviews with Leakey Foundation scientists Lunch Break Science #28| Enquye Negash Meet Leakey Foundation grantees Enquye Negash and learn about paleoenvironments and hominin evolution.
The material loss during marble slab production at the time was likely lower than it is today
A new study from the Institute of Genomics of the University of Tartu, Estonia has shed light on the genetic prehistory of populations in modern day Italy through the analysis of ancient human individuals during the Chalcolithic/Bronze Age transition around 4,000 years ago
Archaeologists in Italy have discovered the remains of nine Neanderthals who may have been hunted by hyenas, in a prehistoric cave south-east of Rome
Lunch Break Science is a weekly online series featuring short lectures or interviews with Leakey Foundation scientists Lunch Break Science #27| Deming Yang Meet Leakey Foundation grantees Deming Yang and learn about paleoenvironments and hominin evolution.