The bizarre features of this mammal have scientists perplexed as to how it could have evolved; "it bends and even breaks a lot of rules"
Three 2,000-year-old cobs in Honduras show that people brought corn varieties back to Mesoamerica, possibly sparking productivity and shaping civilization
This non-invasive method, combined with an earlier CT scan, revealed several pieces of information that would not have been possible to determine otherwise
Archaeologists find that unglazed ceramic cookware absorbs the chemical residue of present and past meals
Findings help dispel the view that Australia's first peoples were 'only hunter gatherers'
"In many locations, evidence shows that indigenous peoples actively managed vast areas and were skilled stewards of the land," researcher explains
Researchers first thought the similar-shaped fossilized footprints were from another ancient animal known as the pterosaur
DNA "fingerprints" lifted from the animal skins on which the texts were written could help piece the scrolls together to understand their meaning
The origin, spread, evolution, and ecological adaptation of cultivated rice is still one of the most important issues thatcurrently concern global archaeologists, biologists, and agricultural scientists
Researchers reveal a new microstructural marker for malting in the archaeological record