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Image copyright                  www.starcarr.com                  Image caption                                      Recent excavations at Star Carr, a Mesolithic site in North Yorkshire, revealed that organic materials were being degraded                                Archaeological remains at wetland sites across the world could be at risk of being degraded

Archaeological remains at wetland sites across the world could be at risk of being degraded and lost to environmental change, say scientists.

Neolithic farmers coexisted with hunter-gatherers for centuries in Europe

Stop hoarding ancient bones, plead archaeologists Scientists call for wider access to rare samples rich in DNA.

WHITE ROSE-- The mortal remains of King Richard III. This photograph was taken at the site of Grey Friars in Leicester. His hands were found to have been tied and later it was found that he had ten wounds to his body, two of which would have killed him. The other were known as humilation wounds inflicted by followers of Henry Tudor after death.

Crooked King Had Parasite Problem, New Study Suggests

The remains of what may be King Richard III, showing a curved spine and signs of battle trauma. - it was indeed proved to be his bones. He was the last British king to ride into battle on his horse.

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Young-Man-Afraid-of-His-Horses (Tashun-Kakokipa), an Oglala Sioux; standing in front of his lodge, Pine Ridge, South Dakota,

It's a warriors' tomb, but we now know it says more about culture than conquest. It contains ancient Scythian skeletons discovered in the Altai mountains of Mongolia in 2005, and their DNA is part of the first hard evidence of genetic blending between Europe and Asia.

A DNA study carried out on the bones and teeth of Scythian skeletons found in the Altai mountains of Mongolia is revealing the genetic blending between European and Asian people. Childress Childress & Beach you MUST SHOW THIS TO CODY!

Footprints in the Reseau Clastres (Ariege, France). The archaeology suggests they were made by three children c.25,000 years ago.

Footprints in the Reseau Clastres (Ariege, France). The archaeology suggests they were made by three children years ago.

Search for the 7.2m year-old fossils that could rewrite human history

Search for the 7.2m year-old fossils that could rewrite human history

Did the last chimp-human common ancestor live in the Mediterranean ?

5 thousand years old elite tomb discovered in Ukraine | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

Scientists reconstructed 5 thousand years old elite tomb discovered in Ukraine

‘Basket Rings’, Early Bronze Age, c.2470 BC. Sheet gold, embossed. The oldest gold objects yet found in Britain. Found in a grave near Stonehenge in 2002, and buried over 4,300 ago. © Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum

Goldsmiths' Company's new exhibition looks at 4,500 years of golden treasures

(Millennium Oldest Gold) Basket Gold Rings. ca 2470 BCE. The oldest Gold objects yet found in Britain. Found in a grave near Stonehenge in UK. and buried over ago. Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum.

Genome analysis shows mass migration of Stone Age farmers from Fertile Crescent and Bronze Age settlers from eastern Europe was foundation of Celtic population

Irish DNA originated in Middle East and eastern Europe

Scientists sequence first ancient Irish human genomes: Genomes show unequivocal evidence for mass migrations into Ireland -- ScienceDaily

Tolerance of smoke may have given us an edge over Neanderthals | New Scientist

Modern humans carry a mutation that allows us to deal with health effects of smoke inhalation – something our Neanderthal relatives seem to have lacked

Late surviving Neanderthals ‘much older’ than previously thought - The Archaeology News Network

Late surviving Neanderthals ‘much older’ than previously thought - The Archaeology News Network

Evolutionary biology can help us understand how language works

Evolutionary biologists ask very similar questions about species to those asked by linguists about languages.

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Before and after the excavation - Pompeii of the Fens - incredible Bronze Age finds

World's oldest map: Spanish cave has landscape from 14,000 years ago. A stone tablet found in a cave in Abauntz in the Navarra region of northern Spain is believed to contain the earliest known representation of a landscape. Archaeologists have discovered what they believe is the earliest map, dating from almost 14,000 years ago.

World's oldest map: Spanish cave has landscape from years ago. A stone tablet found in a cave in Abauntz in the Navarra region of northern Spain is believed to contain the earliest known representation of a landscape.

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