A more precise dating method distorts our knowledge of evolution: the "cradle of humanity" in South Africa continues to amaze.
A study by some geneticists and archaeologists has shown that the lineage of man's best friend, the dog, can be traced back to at least two specific populations of ancient wolves. Finally we will be able to find out how (and where) we went from the wild wolf to the domesticated dog.
Scientists from around the world test models to know in advance the outbreak of volcanic eruptions, and this seems astounding.
The red-hot ash that devastated Pompeii almost 2.000 years ago killed the inhabitants, but it also preserved many things: even their DNA.
The analysis of the Hiawatha crater, found in Greenland, led to the discovery of an asteroid that fell 58 million years ago.
According to the study, the heat inside the Earth dissipates sooner than expected: is the planet going dormant faster?
An Egyptian royal mummy among the last to be undone has been scanned in detail for the first time.