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Paleogeneticists isolated DNA from the remains of a young woman who died in South Sulawesi about 7.3-7.2 thousand years ago and found that her genome contains fewer genes from Denisovans than most modern Australian Aborigines and Papuans. In addition, it belongs to a previously undescribed population of hunter-gatherers, whose ancestors may have come to Sulawesi before the Papuans, Australian, and Tasmanian aborigines.
There is enough evidence to suggest that Göbekli Tepe was not just an ancient site, but the remnant of a long-lost ancient civilization absent from history.
While our attention was preoccupied with Ingenuity’s historical flights in the rough Martian atmosphere, the rover found its way to the planned research location about a kilometer south of the landing site. It is almost time to begin its search for signs of ancient life on Mars.
Scientists in New Zealand and the United States have managed to restore a torn 2300-year-old scroll of the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead. The contents of the linen fabric included spells and hymns accompanying a person named Petosiris to the afterlife.
Scientists have found an artifact made of the bone of a giant deer, decorated with chevrons. The discovery is no less than 51 thousand years old.
Scientists have found that the possibility to breathe “with a full chest filled with oxygen” became appeared about 2.5 billion years ago and was caused by the impacts of city-sized asteroids.
For the first time, an international team of archaeologists has applied a method developed to study space clusters to study ancient Islamic tombs in Sudan. The results showed that tombs in ancient times were built according to the same principles on which the structure of galaxies is based.
UK carpet-fitter Stephen Tasker created a prototype for an “ancient machine that defies gravity” that he believed could have been used by the builders of the famous Stonehenge megalithic complex millennia ago.