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Canada, Mexico, North America
15-year-old William Gadoury from the Lanaudière region says he may have found ancient Mayan ruins with the help of the Canadian Space Agency.
Egypt, Greece, United Kingdom, Africa, Europe
Thanks to a new exhibition at the British Museum, Goddio's incredible finds will soon be open to the public.
In the shadow of Jerusalem’s city walls, archaeologists have found a fortress that spawned a bloody rebellion more than two millennia ago.
A fossil enthusiast discovered the 30cm tooth – the largest ever found in Australia – belonging to a giant predatory sperm whale with immense teeth said to have been used to hunt other whales.
An archaeologist made a startling discovery in Bosnia when he unearthed a large mysterious spherical object which he believes belongs to an ancient civilization.
Canada, North America
The remains of the Boreonykus was discovered at the Pipestone Creek bonebed - a huge gravesite of the plant-eating dinosaur Pachyrhinosaurus that dates back 73 million years.
The trove of Cretaceous reptiles includes an early relative of the chameleon - the oldest yet discovered
United Kingdom, Europe
The remains of an Anglo-Saxon island were found by the man in Little Carlton near Louth, with archaeologists following up with more discoveries at the site.
The study [...] challenges a previous theory that suggested an influx of people from India into Australia around 4-5 thousand years ago.
United Kingdom, Europe
The discovery of the wheel - which is three feet in diameter - may change the way we think about the way Bronze Age people lived.
Chile, South America
A team of researchers have concluded that the triangular objects were not weapons, but general purpose tools instead.
As some of the first bands of modern humans moved out of Africa, they met and mated with Neandertals about 100,000 years ago.
The harvestman, a spider relative also known as a daddy longlegs, was encased in amber during the Cretaceous in what is now Myanmar.
China, Kazakhstan, Asia
Though they look nearly identical, according to the fossil record, lacewings emerged about 40 million years before butterflies.
The authors of the study say the finding is the earliest scientifically dated evidence of violence between groups of ancient hunter-gatherers.
For the past three months a team of researchers from Egypt, France, Canada and Japan have been scanning four pyramids with thermal cameras to see if they contain unknown structures or cavities.
Egyptian officials now say they are "90% sure" that there is a hidden chamber in King Tutankhamun's tomb.
Not only did the researchers date the forest as one of Earth's oldest, but they also suggest it may have contributed to a dramatic drop in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels traced to that time in our planet's distant past.
A new genetic analysis suggests that the recently discovered Denisovans lived in Eurasia for millennia.