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The enigma of Bronze Age tin

The enigma of Bronze Age tin

The origin of the tin used in the Bronze Age has long been one of the greatest enigmas in archaeological research. Now researchers from Hei...
Roman bronze cauldron unearthed in central Norway burial cairn

Roman bronze cauldron unearthed in central Norway burial cairn

Sometime around 150-300 CE a person died at the place now called Gylland in the Gaula River valley, in southern Trondelag county. After the...
Extinction of Icelandic walrus coincides with Norse settlement

Extinction of Icelandic walrus coincides with Norse settlement

An international collaboration of scientists in Iceland, Denmark and the Netherlands has for the first time used ancient DNA analyses and C...
Mysterious Jurassic crocodile identified 250 years after fossil find

Mysterious Jurassic crocodile identified 250 years after fossil find

A prehistoric crocodile that lived around 180 million years ago has been identified - almost 250 years after the discovery of it fossil rem...
Early humans used tiny, flint 'surgical' tools to butcher elephants

Early humans used tiny, flint 'surgical' tools to butcher elephants

The Acheulian culture endured in the Levant for over a million years during the Lower Palaeolithic period (1.4 million to 400,000 years ago...
Long before other fish, ancient sharks found an alternative way to feed

Long before other fish, ancient sharks found an alternative way to feed

Researchers from the University of Chicago have used tools developed to explore 3D movements and mechanics of modern-day fish jaws to analy...
Half-a-billion-year-old tiny predator unveils the rise of scorpions and spiders

Half-a-billion-year-old tiny predator unveils the rise of scorpions and spiders

Two palaeontologists working on the world-renowned Burgess Shale have revealed a new species, called Mollisonia plenovenatrix, which is pre...
Giant kangaroo had crushing bites

Giant kangaroo had crushing bites

An in-depth analysis of the skull biomechanics of a giant extinct kangaroo indicates that the animal had a capacity for high-performance cr...
Geologists found links between deep sea methane emissions and ice ages

Geologists found links between deep sea methane emissions and ice ages

Since 2012, researchers at the Division of Bedrock Geology in the Department of Geology of Tallinn University of Technology Aivo Lepland an...
'Game-changing' research could solve evolution mysteries

'Game-changing' research could solve evolution mysteries

An evolution revolution has begun after scientists extracted genetic information from a 1.7 million-year-old rhino tooth - the largest and ...
Scientists solve lingering mystery of poorly understood frog

Scientists solve lingering mystery of poorly understood frog

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at McMaster University, has solved a centuries-old mystery of 'Fraser's Cla...
Western Siberian rivers and lakes emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

Western Siberian rivers and lakes emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

Carbon is everywhere, and it is constantly on the move between land, water and atmosphere. While quantities of carbon exchanged between lan...

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