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An aerial view of the ancient city of Mahendraparvata.

Archaeologists have located an ancient city hidden in the Cambodian jungle. The discovery was 150 years in the making.

For centuries, the ancient city of Mahendraparvata has been covered by dense trees that make it hard to observe.
A man stands in the waters of the Tigris River on August 17, 2019.

Residents of a 12,000-year-old Turkish city are moving the bones of their dead relatives before the city disappears underwater

The Turkish government has called for the evacuation of a 12,000-year-old city, which is about to get flooded with water from the Tigris River.
Matter Design's swiveling structures.

MIT researchers discovered a way to move objects as heavy as a great white shark with your bare hands. Take a look.

MIT researchers debuted a concept at TED 2019 that allows people to move massively heavy objects by hand.

Scientists just found a prehistoric skeleton of a teenage girl in a Kelantan cave

Archaeology officers estimated the skeleton to be between 6,000 and 8,000 years old.

People hadn’t set foot in this ancient ‘lost city’ in the Honduran jungle for 500 years. Now the government is fighting to save it.

The Honduras government is fighting to save the Moskitia rainforest, home to an ancient "White City" that remained untouched for 500 years.
The ladder shape composed of red horizontal and vertical lines (centre left) dates to older than 64,000 years and was made by Neanderthals.

Scientists have pinpointed when the first cave paintings were made — and it means Neanderthals were more advanced than they thought

Long before "modern" humans reached Europe, our Neanderthal cousins were creating cultural objects and painting animals in caves in Spain.

Ancient skulls that mirror ours are part of a handful of archaeological findings that rewrite human history

Researchers are discovering evidence that could fundamentally change ancient history by answering questions like how and when our species emerged.

A new Dead Sea Scrolls cave has been discovered — and it might not be the last

This changes what we know about the scrolls, which date back to about 530 BC to 70 CE. They include some of the first copies of biblical texts.

Archaeologists just found a huge structure in a 2,000-year-old city using satellites and drones

The platform had been essentially in sight, but this is the first time it's been identified as a newly discovered structure.