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Researchers find evidence of a 2,000-year-old curry, the oldest ever found in Southeast Asia

It’s hard to imagine a world without spice today. Fast global trade has allowed the import and export of all manner of delicious ingredients...

Previously unknown crocodile species lived in Asia 39 million years ago

Researchers from the Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment at the University of Tubingen have identified fossils of a previously unknown crocodile species...

First fossil pods of genus Mucuna in legume family discovered in northern Vietnam

Mucuna is a pantropical genus with approximately 105 extant species of climbing lianas (vines) and shrubs in the legume family (Fabaceae), the third-largest family...

3,000-year-old cave drawings found in Vietnam

Several prehistoric drawings that could date back to 3,000 years ago have been found at an ancient cave located in Quy Chau District in...

20,000-year-old stone tools unearthed in northeastern Vietnam

Archaeologists from the Việt Nam Archaeology Institute and Tuyên Quang Provincial Museum have recently found traces of early humans dating back 20,000 years in...

Neglected species: Sending out an SOS for a vanishingly rare primate

Gibbons are great apes. There. We've said it. The purists may pooh-pooh the idea, but ours isn't a scientific definition. These so-called lesser apes...