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The Nazi regime systematically killed the mentally ill and disabled. Why were the victims' brains used in research long after the war ended?

Science magazine →


The political standoff in Cyprus has compromised our understanding of a key steppingstone in the spread of the world's first farmers.

Science magazine →

Egyptologists want to read papyrus scrolls that have never been unrolled. New imaging technology could make that possible.

Newsweek →

Archaeology doesn't have to be about the long-dead and buried past. Meet the people studying beer cans, shipping pallets, and other artifacts of modern life.

Undark →


Anthropologists are quietly working to unite a divided island—by finding and identifying human remains.

Sapiens.org →