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Cave excavation pushes back the clock on early human migration to Laos

Fifteen years of archaeological work in the Tam Pa Ling cave in northeastern Laos has yielded a reliable chronology of early human occupation of...

Researchers get rare glimpse of our first ancestors in Southeast Asia

An international team of researchers has discovered indisputable evidence of a human presence in mainland Southeast Asia between 86,000 and 68,000 years ago –...

Early modern humans from Southeast Asia adapted to a rainforest environment

Although there has been evidence of our species living in rainforest regions in Southeast Asia from at least 70,000 years ago, the poor preservation...

Laos jars are slowly revealing their secrets

In the rugged province of Xieng Khoaung in upper northern Laos are scattered more than 2,000 large carved stone jars. They vary in size,...

A dinosaur tail vertebra leads researchers on the right track

Scientists from Mahasarakham University (Thailand) and the University of Bonn have examined the newly discovered caudal vertebrae of a spinosaurid dinosaur that could belong...

Researchers solve more of the mystery of Laos megalithic jars

New research conducted at the UNESCO World Heritage listed 'Plain of Jars' in Laos has established the stone jars were likely placed in their...