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South America

Oldest human footprint found in Chile

Southern Chile confirms to have the oldest ever footprint.

28 Apr 2019 10:47 AM

How old is cacao? New research pushes back date

Tests indicate traces of cacao on artifacts from an archaeological site in Ecuador.

30 Oct 2018 9:15 AM

Brazil’s first human, 12,000-year-old fossil, lost in Rio museum fire

The jewel in the crown of the museum's collection of 20 million valuable pieces, Luzia was the first human fossil found in Brazil.

04 Sep 2018 8:54 AM

Three-fingered mummies in Peru are aliens, claims Russian scientist

A Russian ‘expert’ claims that he has done DNA tests to prove that the mummified remains are not human.

13 Mar 2018 11:41 AM

Drinking hot tea can increase risk of oesophageal cancer

The risks to smokers also increase with high-temperature tea drinking.

12 Feb 2018 1:45 PM


Remains found in Peru are 'alien mummies', claims scientist

While bizarre corpses have been branded fake by other scientists, Dr Vivanco said that there details that indicated that bodies are real.

26 Oct 2017 11:42 AM