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700-year-old tomb discovered in northwest China

700-year-old tomb discovered in northwest China

The cultural relics department of northwest China's Gansu Province said they have found an ancient tomb with delicate brick carvings. Cr...
The viking ship at Gjellestad comes to life online

The viking ship at Gjellestad comes to life online

A Viking ship and old settlements which were discovered at Gjellestad outside Halden in 2018 have now been brought to life. Researchers from...
Three skeletons believed to be victims of medieval ritual killing unearthed in South Moravian castle

Three skeletons believed to be victims of medieval ritual killing unearthed in South Moravian castle

Archaeologists have announced the discovery of three skeletons believed to be victims of ritual killing in the 1,000 years old foundations o...
Archaeologists find China's earliest urban drainage system

Archaeologists find China's earliest urban drainage system

Archaeologists have unearthed a number of pottery drain pipes at a Neolithic site of Longshan Culture dating back more than 4,000 years and ...
British MP: Returning the Elgin Marbles is the right thing to do

British MP: Returning the Elgin Marbles is the right thing to do

Brexit has reignited debate about the return of the Elgin Marbles. Their return to Greece may happen sooner than we realise, writes the Scot...
Exploring why males are larger than females among mammals

Exploring why males are larger than females among mammals

In most animals, females are larger than males, but in most mammals, males are larger than females. A new analysis published in Mammal Revie...
Climate change could cause sudden biodiversity losses worldwide

Climate change could cause sudden biodiversity losses worldwide

A warming global climate could cause sudden, potentially catastrophic losses of biodiversity in regions across the globe throughout the 21st...
How does habitat fragmentation affect Amazonian birds?

How does habitat fragmentation affect Amazonian birds?

The Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP), located near Manaus, Brazil, began in 1979 and is the world's longest-runni...
Study reveals regional differences in the expansion of the universe

Study reveals regional differences in the expansion of the universe

No matter where we look, the same rules apply everywhere in space: countless calculations of astrophysics are based on this basic principle....
Revolutionary new method for dating pottery sheds new light on prehistoric past

Revolutionary new method for dating pottery sheds new light on prehistoric past

A team at the University of Bristol has developed a new method of dating pottery which is allowing archaeologists to date prehistoric finds ...
Amazonian crops domesticated 10,000 years ago

Amazonian crops domesticated 10,000 years ago

As agriculture emerged in early civilizations, crops were domesticated in four locations around the world—rice in China; grains and pulses i...
Researcher discovers early, complex brain surgery in ancient Greece

Researcher discovers early, complex brain surgery in ancient Greece

New research from Adelphi University has revealed the first forensically-assessed archeological discovery of remains of a group of domineeri...

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