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Our fantasy world of the past has become everyday reality.
A new model explains how an ancient computer known as the Antikythera Mechanism could have made complex astronomical predictions.
Neanderthals appear to have had the capacity to hear verbal language, suggesting that modern human communication has ancient roots.
The Arctic World Archive preserves cultural artifacts for future generations in the event of a global disaster, and it now contains 21 TB of open source code.
A research team has just launched an ambitious project to identify and reconstruct the most popular scents of everyday life in 16th century Europe.
A sweeping security law has Hong Kongers racing to digitize archives and artifacts, from Tiananmen Square to Telegram channels.
Diving with a Purpose is training the next wave of marine archeologists, working with youth to document potential slave ship wrecks before they’re lost.
An algorithm that can identify the closest living relatives of lost languages could help linguists unlock the meaning of ancient texts.
This team is restoring generations of overlooked African American genealogy, and people are discovering family histories they never knew they had.