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Dogs and humans' long-lasting relationship

Why do humans and dogs get on so well? Learn more in this podcast.

Archaeologist: Excavate more before climate change destroys our cultural heritage

Climate change threatens archaeology in Norway and the rest of Scandinavia. We should re-think how we preserve our buried cultural heritage, says archaeologist.

High flames gave status to ancient funeral pyres

Funeral pyres were an important ritual for thousands of years in Denmark. The dead were paraded and the cremation was a spectacular show.

“Viking Tower” excavated in Denmark

Totally unique in construction and unknown to Danish archaeology, extraordinary discovery from the Viking Age uncovered in Jutland.

Did Stone Age people build a large labyrinth in Denmark?

Archaeologists have discovered a large enclosure from the Neolithic period near Stevns in Denmark--but the purpose of the site is a mystery.

Discovery in the Bay of Aarhus can solve the puzzle of our primordial origin

Scientists have discovered what could be our closest living relative among the microbes, casting new light on the origins of our species.

Archaeologists are hunting for Greece’s underwater past

There is so much to uncover that we most likely won’t be done during my lifetime, says the archaeologist leading the excavation.

3,500-year-old gemstones cast light on a forgotten civilisation

On a small island in Kuwait, archaeologists have discovered a jewellery workshop containing 3,500 year old semiprecious stones.

Fences are disrupting African wildlife on an unprecedented scale

An ecological tragedy is unfolding in Kenya, as fences go up and prevent migrating animals from accessing water and food.

The ‘Godfather’ of bioarchaeology is moving to Denmark

Professor Matthew Collins is one of the world’s leading experts in ancient proteins and what they can tell us about the Earth’s past.