Latest science news in Paleontology & Archaeology

Disarming North Korea means making concessions

1 day ago from UPI

Dealing with North Korea's ambitions for nuclear weapons has vexed the past four U.S. presidents.

Woman had piece of dental braces removed from intestine after 10 years

1 week ago from UPI

An Australian woman had a small piece of orthodontic wire removed from her intestines 10 years after she had her dental braces removed.

Longtime New England Patriots DT Vince Wilfork signs one-day contract, retires with old team

1 week ago from UPI

Former Pro Bowl nose tackle Vince Wilfork signed a one-day contact with New England on Wednesday so he could officially retire as a member of the Patriots.

UK: North-South health divide bigger than ever with alarming rise in deaths of northern 25-44 year olds

1 week ago from Science Daily

Dying early (under age 75) is 20% more likely in northern compared with southern England according to research led by The University of Manchester:

Chris Pratt's 'Cowboy Ninja Viking' scheduled for summer 2019

1 week ago from UPI

Universal has announced that Chris Pratt's upcoming action film "Cowboy Ninja Viking," will arrive in theaters on June 28, 2019.

South Koreans say war with North Korea unlikely: 'I'm not scared'

1 week ago from UPI

South Koreans who spoke to UPI on Wednesday said war on the Korean peninsula is highly unlikely.

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton out for preseason opener against Houston Texans

1 week ago from UPI

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will not play in Carolina's preseason opener Wednesday.

Denver Broncos: Vance Joseph says QB competition far from over

1 week ago from UPI

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- When Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph declared that Trevor Siemian would start the preseason opener at Chicago, it didn't take long for the inevitable follow-up question.

Maize from El Gigante Rock Shelter shows early transition to staple crop

1 week ago from Physorg

Mid-summer corn on the cob is everywhere, but where did it all come from and how did it get to be the big, sweet, yellow ears we eat today? Some...

Third Boy Scout dies from boating accident in Texas

1 week ago from UPI

An 11-year-old Boy Scout died Monday from injuries after a boating accident in East Texas that took the lives of two other Boy Scouts two days before.

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn disappointed in suspended CB Jalen Collins

1 week ago from UPI

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn couldn't hide his disappointment in third-year cornerback Jalen Collins.

Horror at the Beach: 'Sea Fleas' Dine on Aussie Teen's Legs

1 week ago from Live Science

Tiny marine creatures — each measuring a fraction of an inch in length — gnawed a teenager's legs bloody during a seaside dip in Melbourne, Australia.

New look at archaic DNA rewrites human evolution story

1 week ago from Science Daily

A new method for analyzing DNA sequence data has been developed to reconstruct early history of archaic human populations, revealing an evolutionary story that contradicts conventional wisdom about modern humans,...

Teen's legs attacked by tiny parasites

1 week ago from CBSNews - Science

A teen in Melbourne, Australia, has been hospitalized after he was attacked by waterborne parasites known as "sea lice." Brook Silva-Braga has more on the teen's condition.

DNA from Viking cod bones suggests 1,000-year history of European fish trade

1 week ago from Science Daily

New research using DNA from the fish bone remains of Viking-era meals reveals that north Norwegians have been transporting -- and possibly trading -- Arctic cod into mainland Europe for...

Manhunt on for man accused of killing Missouri officer

1 week ago from UPI

Police in west-central Missouri are searching for a man they say shot and killed an officer during a traffic stop.

South Asia May Become Too Hot for Humans to Survive by 2100

1 week ago from Live Science

By the end of this century, temperatures in South Asia — a region where about one-fifth of the world's population lives — could become too hot and humid for people...

Iraq's Maliki wants to bring Moscow back from the cold

1 week ago from UPI

In 2012, when Maliki was prime minister, Iraq and Russia signed a $4.2 billion arms contract but the deal was put on hold by Baghdad.

Fossil find near ranch leads to discovery of new species

1 week ago from CBSNews - Science

Fossil found in northeastern Nevada shows newly discovered fish species

Modern domestic dog has a single geographic origin

1 week ago from Physorg

By analyzing the DNA of two prehistoric dogs from Germany, an international research team led by Krishna R. Veeramah, Ph.D., of Stony Brook University in the USA has determined that...

Huntington awarded $36.4M contract for work on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

1 week ago from UPI

Huntington Ingalls has received a $36.4 million contract for maintenance and modernization work on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier.

Living blanket, water diviner, wild pet: a cultural history of the dingo

1 week ago from Physorg

In traditional Aboriginal society, women travelled with canine companions draped around their waists like garments of clothing. Dingoes played an important role in the protection and mobility of the women...

Sacrificed dog remains feed tales of Bronze Age ‘wolf-men’ warriors

1 week ago from Sciencenews.org

Canine remnants of a possible Bronze Age ceremony inspire debate.

Desert Fossils Reveal 540-Million-Year-Old Jellyfish 'Graveyard'

1 week ago from Live Science

On a long-gone seashore in what is now Death Valley, ancient, sticky sand retained impressions of the oldest known example of a jellyfish stranding.

Manufacturer of ride that killed 1 at Ohio State Fair explains cause of incident

1 week ago from UPI

The manufacturer of a ride that malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair and killed one teenager and injured several others said the mishap was due to corrosion.

'The Dark Tower' is the No. 1 movie in North America

1 week ago from UPI

"The Dark Tower" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $19.5 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday.

Kristaps Porzingis can't edges Dirk Nowitzki with epic H-O-R-S-E dunk

1 week ago from UPI

Dirk Nowitzki might be one of the most versatile players in NBA history, but he had no chance recently at making the same shot as Kristaps Porzingis in Horse.

Citi Open: Kevin Anderson, Alexander Zverev advance to final

1 week ago from UPI

South African Kevin Anderson advanced to his first ATP Tour final in two years, beating Jack Sock in the semifinals of the Citi Open on Saturday afternoon in Washington, D.C.