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Findings suggest sound was not the primary focus of the Stonehenge architects.

Tom Metcalfe, Contributor

Ancient site suggests early humans controlled fire and used plants to ward off insects.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Two researchers, clothed in protective gear, work to find architects inside a cave in Mexico

Artifacts found in a Mexican cave are about 30,000 years old.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Bird statuette, recovered from a refuse heap, more than doubles the age of the earliest known animal sculpture from East Asia.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New find raises questions regarding size and timing of large settlements in Central America.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Pendants made from cave bear teeth are among the items found with the earliest modern human fossils in a cave in Bulgaria.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New research indicates that new technologies emerged on the island separately from Eurasian innovations.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New dating of a trove of fossils suggests our cousin hominin went extinct because of climate change.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Wood from the foundation of a 2,000-year-old building in Rome traced to a mountain forest in what is now France.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

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