Archaeology

Our ancestors first developed humanlike brains 1.7 million years ago
Svante Pääbo wins Nobel Prize for discovering an extinct human species via DNA
Laser scans reveal ancient cities hidden in the Amazon river basin
Archaeologists identify contents of ancient Mayan drug containers 
Derinkuyu: Mysterious underground city in Turkey found in man’s basement
Did drought end the ancient Maya kingdoms?
Mary Rose
X-rays may save Henry VIII’s resurrected warship, the last of its kind
Scientists discover a new mineral from the depths of the Earth
lidar data
Lasers reveal hundreds of Mayan and Olmec ceremonial centers
ancient humans
Ancient human’s genome sequenced from DNA in cave dirt