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19th-century shipwreck found off Nova Scotia coast

Published on August 25th, 2016 | by Admin

The Canadian Coast Guard has discovered large pieces of a 19th-century shipwreck off the coast of Nova Scotia. “It’s fairly rare. I’ve been here quite a while and it’s the first time I’ve heard of them ... Read More


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DNA of ancient rice undergoes sequencing

Published on August 25th, 2016 | by Admin

Researchers have sequenced the DNA of ancient rice found at sites in Japan and Korea. In an effort to glimpse the past use of the cultivated cereal, a team of scientists dug into the genome of ... Read More


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5,000-year-old Norwegian rock art damaged

Published on August 24th, 2016 | by Admin

A teenage boy has vandalized a 5,000-year-old caring of a figure on skis in Norway. “It’s a tragedy, because it’s one of the most famous Norwegian historical sites,” Bård Anders Langø, the mayor of the nearby ... Read More


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Student finds medieval brooch in Ireland

Published on August 23rd, 2016 | by Admin

A student visiting Ireland discovered a 12th-century kite brooch during a tour of Omey Island. “I kept it with me until I caught up with Michael and he was very intrigued. He had me take him ... Read More


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Maya tomb found in Belize

Published on August 23rd, 2016 | by Admin

A Maya tomb containing skeletal remains has been discovered at Xunantunich in Belize. History was made as archaeologist, Dr. Jaime Awe, excavated the first tomb to be discovered in Xunantunich. The tomb lies five to eight ... Read More


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12,300-year-old hearth found in Utah

Published on August 19th, 2016 | by Admin

A prehistoric campsite, complete with 12,300-year-old hearth and other artifacts, has been found in Utah’s West Desert. Artifacts found at the site include the charred remains of an ancient hearth, a finely crafted spear point, and, ... Read More