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Aboriginal artifacts found in Australian park

Aboriginal spear barbs and other blades and flakes have been found at the future site of a playground in Sydney. Archaeologist Jillian Comber said many of the artefacts found during the past two weeks were thousands of years old and included back blades and flaking, which is the remnants of stone

1.4 million-year-old flint blade found in Spain

A flint blade, dating back 1.4 million years, has been found in the Elephant chasm cave at Atapuerca in Spain. The finding contradicts the theory of some researchers who believe Europe was populated in small waves without continuity by groups doomed to extinction because of their inability to adapt to new

Examination of sacrificial knives turns up human blood and tissue

Researchers in Mexico have confirmed that a set of 2,000-year-old obsidian blades were used to perform human sacrifices. Researchers in Mexico had noticed what they believed were fossilized blood stains on stone knives as long as 20 years ago. But the institute said it took a methodical examination using a scanning

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