Stone tools may provide data on paleomagnetism that are out of reach for other markers, such as prehistoric pottery.
A new study employs a method originally developed to help map stars and galaxies to describe how ancient tombs are clustered. The research helps archaeologists studying remote or inaccessible sites.
Scandinavian societies of the first millennium adapted their farming practices to volcano-driven climate changes.
Los humanos pueden estar en una nueva época geológica, el Antropoceno, pero diferentes grupos definen su comienzo en diferentes momentos. ¿Cuándo debería haber comenzado el Antropoceno?
In 6th century Italy, saints were said to perform an unusual number of water miracles. Paleoclimatological data from a stalagmite may reveal why.
A system of canals 2 millennia old sustained a local population after the collapse of its neighbors, and it continues to affect local ecology today.
Los complejos sistemas hidráulicos construidos por los Muisca ayudaron a desarollar los vibrantes humedales urbanos de la capital de Colombia.
Clues in sediments show that once humans arrived on Great Abaco Island, they hunted large reptiles to extinction and burned the old hardwoods and palms, leading to new pine- and mangrove-dominated lands.
Climate change–induced drought may have had an influence on the Civil War.
For centuries, Indigenous peoples have worked to live in harmony with fire. Can integrating such cultural practices into contemporary wildfire management help prevent catastrophic wildfires?