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EU brings Greek demand for Elgin Marbles into Brexit talks

EU brings Greek demand for Elgin Marbles into Brexit talks

The European Union has opened up the prospect that Greece’s claim on the Elgin Marbles could become a bargaining chip in negotiations over ...
Black Death 'Plague Pit' discovered at 14th-century monastery hospital in Lincolnshire

Black Death 'Plague Pit' discovered at 14th-century monastery hospital in Lincolnshire

A mass burial of bodies, known to be victims of the Black Death, has been discovered at the site of a 14th-century monastery hospital at Th...
Discovery at 'flower burial' site could unravel mystery of Neanderthal death rites

Discovery at 'flower burial' site could unravel mystery of Neanderthal death rites

The first articulated Neanderthal skeleton to come out of the ground for over 20 years has been unearthed at one of the most important site...
Ancient plant foods discovered in Arnhem Land, Australia

Ancient plant foods discovered in Arnhem Land, Australia

Australia's first plant foods - eaten by early populations 65,000 years ago - have been discovered in Arnhem Land. A team of archae...
Canaanite temple unearthed at Lachish

Canaanite temple unearthed at Lachish

A team of archaeologists led by Professor Yosef Garfinkel at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology and Professor Mi...
Hypogeum with sarcophagus from 6th cent. BC found in Roman Forum

Hypogeum with sarcophagus from 6th cent. BC found in Roman Forum

A hypogeum or underground temple and tomb structure with a tufa sarcophagus linked with what looks like an altar has been discovered in the...
Painting of deity found inside 3,000-year-old Egyptian coffin

Painting of deity found inside 3,000-year-old Egyptian coffin

Three men, one at each end and one at the middle, slowly and gingerly lifted the wooden lid as if handling a giant eggshell. Quietly offeri...
How dinosaur blood vessels are preserved through the ages

How dinosaur blood vessels are preserved through the ages

A team of scientists led by Elizabeth Boatman at the University of Wisconsin Stout used infrared and X-ray imaging and spectromicroscopy pe...
CT scanning an ancient armoured reptile

CT scanning an ancient armoured reptile

The aetosaurs were heavily armored reptiles that lived in many parts of the world in the Triassic period, some 225 million years ago. For t...
Reconstructing the diet of fossil vertebrates

Reconstructing the diet of fossil vertebrates

Paleodietary studies of the fossil record are impeded by a lack of reliable and unequivocal tracers. Scientists from the MPI for Evolutiona...
The dinosaur in the cupboard under the stairs

The dinosaur in the cupboard under the stairs

The mystery surrounding dinosaur footprints on a cave ceiling in Central Queensland has been solved after more than a half a century. T...
Origin of life: A Darwinian machine for non-living objects

Origin of life: A Darwinian machine for non-living objects

Life is usefully defined on the basis of process: Any set of entities that participates in the process of evolution by natural selection is...

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