Ancient genomes reveal Down syndrome in past societies

For many years, researchers at MPI-EVA have been collecting and analyzing ancient DNA from humans who lived during the past tens of thousands of years. Analyzing these data has allowed the researchers to trace the movement ...

The long journey of a child who died more than 2,000 years ago

In 2020, the pandemic disrupted everyone's lives, isolated people from each other and ushering in a new reality for all. At universities, activities shifted into low gear and moved online. And in Université de Montréal's ...

Bronze jewelry sheds light on prehistoric ritual

Excavation at the dried-out lake site of Papowo Biskupie in north-central Poland has revealed more than 550 bronze artifacts, providing the most telling evidence of ritual deposition of metal by the occupants of the region ...

War in Europe is more than 5,000 years old, researchers find

Conflict has existed throughout human history, and it has often been violent. Attacks, assassinations, raids, ambushes, and vendettas feature in archaeological records almost as far back as the origin of humankind itself. ...

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