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They have uncovered evidence for the first time that people living in Xincun 5,000 years ago may have practised agriculture -- before the arrival of domesticated rice in the region.
Long after that first Neolithic colonisation, the flowering of the, "Great Island" led to a dominating Bronze Age culture.
Artist's reconstruction of two new Oligocene primates, the ape Rukwapithecus and the Old World monkey Nsungwepithecus .
A DRUID leader has lost his High Court bidto force the re-interment of ancient bones dug up by archaeologists at Stonehenge .
Excerpts from Euronews interview with prominent Bulgarian social anthropologist Haralan Aleksandrov on the ongoing social and political crisis in Bulgaria .
Although a major road project remains in limbo, it will be a bit longer before anyone knows for sure whether there are tribal and/or pioneer burial sites along a rustic stretch of 253rd Avenue in Hillsboro.
The facial reconstruction of King Richard III is going on display in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is going on display in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour.
The best summer getaways for the city's foodies are on the west coast, around our region, and in Canada.
A dig in the past showed once again that one man's trash can be another man's treasure - if the second man lives a few centuries later than the first, that is.
This cat lives in the house in Assas that was the home of the legendary harpsichordist Scott Ross from 1984 until he died of an Aids related illness five years later.
With a father who was an engineer and a mother who was an anthropologist, Dr. Genevieve Bell's career as a cultural anthropologist at tech company Intel Labs was almost preordained.
Four local master carvers have been working diligently since late 2012 on crafting traditional yellow cedar welcome figures.
There are standards in culture , paradoxes and absurd. In western culture it is a standard the PhD dissertation to be published.
Lidar technology allows researchers to strip away the green forest canopy and reveals features beneath, including this mysterious mound that may be a sign of ancient civilization in the Honduras rainforest.
The 2,300-year-old Mayan pyramid at Noh Mul was destroyed to make fill for roads in Belize, local media report.
A dig by archaeologists on the site of Ilkley's Roman fort has cleared the path for church redevelopment plans - and revealed more of the town's history.