Decades or even centuries after their discovery, these arcane discoveries are finally being uncovered.
Anthropologists and paleontologists study some of the world’s most ancient fossils and artifacts, whether it's mammoth tusks, mummies, or more.
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The analysis of Little Foot is only just starting but researchers have already been able to see into her past, including looking at possible childhood illnesses. The research was published this month in the journal e-Life.
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Centuries later, researchers discovered a new way to read the secret content of these letters without ever breaking the seal.
These particular letters didn’t appear to contain any state-toppling secrets, but you never know what the next might hold. Similar technologies have been considered to analyze the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Using modern DNA and genome science, a team of scientists has found the oldest-ever DNA. It was found in the Russian permafrost and belongs to a new kind of mammoth
Using computed tomography or CT (a type of super-quick, 360-degree X-ray) scientists have now uncovered previously unknowable details of his final moments.