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Damascus accuses US, French, Turkish troops, allies of plundering antiquities

Damascus accuses US, French, Turkish troops, allies of plundering antiquities

The Syrian Foreign Ministry condemned what it said were illegal excavation works by US, French and Turkish troops as well as their local al...
Treasure in a clay pot: The buried copper coins of Delhi's Khirki Mosque

Treasure in a clay pot: The buried copper coins of Delhi's Khirki Mosque

Khirki is crowded, with narrow roads and tall buildings bundled together like Lego bricks stacked precariously. Smack in the middle of this...
'Deluxe' carriage from 2,500 years ago unveiled in China

'Deluxe' carriage from 2,500 years ago unveiled in China

Archaeologists at the archaeology research institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences have unveiled the details of a deluxe carria...
Rapid genetic evolution linked to lighter skin pigmentation

Rapid genetic evolution linked to lighter skin pigmentation

Populations of indigenous people in southern Africa carry a gene that causes lighter skin, and scientists have now identified the rapid evo...
South African skeleton shows humans learnt to walk upright in the trees

South African skeleton shows humans learnt to walk upright in the trees

The analysis of the world’s most complete skeleton of an early human ancestor, conducted by a research collaboration involving the Universi...
2000-year-old Germanic cemetery discovered in western Poland

2000-year-old Germanic cemetery discovered in western Poland

Polish archaeologists have discovered dozens of iron and bronze artefacts including a sword and decorative buckles in a nearly 2000 years o...
Humans may be reversing the climate clock, by 50 million years

Humans may be reversing the climate clock, by 50 million years

Our future on Earth may also be our past. In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , researchers show th...
Scientists discover how birds and dinosaurs evolved to dazzle with colourful displays

Scientists discover how birds and dinosaurs evolved to dazzle with colourful displays

Iridescence is responsible for some of the most striking visual displays in the animal kingdom. Now, thanks to a new study of feathers from...
DNA find: Tiny wallaby the last living link to extinct giant kangaroos

DNA find: Tiny wallaby the last living link to extinct giant kangaroos

A QUT-led collaboration with University of Adelaide reveals that Australia's pint-sized banded hare-wallaby is the closest living relat...

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