Here are the 10 February releases that the Monitor's book critics suggest for your "must-read" list.
A new genetic map answers age-old questions – both archaeological and cultural – about the people of the United Kingdom.
Father of the modern novel Miguel de Cervantes' body was found in the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians in Madrid after being lost since the 17th century.
Mummies preserved in Chile for more than 7,000 years are starting to deteriorate, due to increased levels of atmospheric moisture.
Iraqi official say Islamic State militant have begun demolishing the ancient archaeological site of Hatra. Hatra is an ancient fortified city that was the capital of the first Arab kingdom. It is a UNESCO world heritage site.
A diving club accidentally uncovers a priceless, thousand-year-old trove of gold coins in the Mediterranean.
After zookeepers at Scotland's Edinburgh Zoo introduced chimpanzees raised in Netherlands to those raised in Scotland, the Dutch chimps began grunting in a new accent.
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A fragment of a skull found in Israel suggests that humans interbred with Neanderthals in the Levant, and could shed further light on how our ancestors migrated out of Africa.
The fossil, a partial jaw discovered off the shores of Taiwan, may provide further evidence for a distinct group of ancient humans that once lived in southeastern China.