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Drought-tolerant ingredients and local sourcing of brewing containers meant the beer could flow even in tough times.
Fossils from 50,000-67,000 years ago represent Homo luzonensis, discovered in a cave on the island of Luzon.
New tools are creating a trend in archaeology research: excavation without digging.
Analysis of trash mounds shows how a regional hub collapsed after the onset of the Late Antiquity Little Ice Age.
New research suggests the idea of stone megaliths was spread by a mysterious seafaring culture from northwest France.