Archive: 17/11/2008

World's earliest nuclear family found

The researchers dated remains from four multiple burials discovered in Germany in 2005. The 4,600-year-old graves contained groups of adults and children buried facing each other – an unusual practice in Neolithic culture.

dateNov 17, 2008 in Archaeology & Fossils
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New deep-sea observatory goes live

Off the coast of Central California, in the inky darkness of the deep sea, a bright orange metal pyramid about the size of two compact cars sits quietly on the seafloor. Nestled within the metal pyramid is the heart of the ...

dateNov 17, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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