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Roman villa appears under an Islamic tower on the beach of Guardamar del Segura

Roman villa appears under an Islamic tower on the beach of Guardamar del Segura

The history of the ancient inhabitants of the lands of El Moncayo beach, on the coast of Guardamar del Segura in Alicante, is beginning to b...
15th annual field campaign at Kouklia/Palaepafos completed

15th annual field campaign at Kouklia/Palaepafos completed

The Department of Antiquities of Cyprus (Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works) has announced the completion of the 15th annual fi...
Researchers reconstruct changes in forelimb function as vertebrates moved onto land

Researchers reconstruct changes in forelimb function as vertebrates moved onto land

When tetrapods (four-limbed vertebrates) began to move from water to land roughly 390 million years ago it set in motion the rise of lizards...
Burial practices point to an interconnected early Medieval Europe

Burial practices point to an interconnected early Medieval Europe

Early Medieval Europe is frequently viewed as a time of cultural stagnation, often given the misnomer of the 'Dark Ages'. However, a...
New Patagonian dinosaur may be largest yet

New Patagonian dinosaur may be largest yet

Scientists have unearthed massive, 98-million-year-old fossils in southwest Argentina they say may have belonged to the largest dinosaur eve...
Giant sand worm discovery proves truth is stranger than fiction

Giant sand worm discovery proves truth is stranger than fiction

Simon Fraser University researchers have found evidence that large ambush-predatory worms--some as long as two metres--roamed the ocean floo...
Geoscientists reconstruct 6.5 million years of sea level stands in the Western Mediterranean

Geoscientists reconstruct 6.5 million years of sea level stands in the Western Mediterranean

The pressing concern posed by rising sea levels has created a critical need for scientists to precisely predict how quickly the oceans will ...
Early humans used chopping tools to break animal bones and consume the bone marrow

Early humans used chopping tools to break animal bones and consume the bone marrow

Researchers from the Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology at Tel Aviv University unravelled the function of flint tools known as ...
On the origins of money: Ancient European hoards full of standardized bronze objects

On the origins of money: Ancient European hoards full of standardized bronze objects

In the Early Bronze Age of Europe, ancient people used bronze objects as an early form of money, even going so far as to standardize the sha...
1,500-year-old Byzantine Greek inscription discovered in northern Israel

1,500-year-old Byzantine Greek inscription discovered in northern Israel

Israel Antiquities Authority excavations in the village of et-Taiyiba in the Jezreel Valley​ recently unearthed an inscription dedicated to ...
New starfish-like fossil reveals evolution in action

New starfish-like fossil reveals evolution in action

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered a fossil of the earliest starfish-like animal, which helps us understand the or...
Roman-era shipwreck discovered off Greek island of Kasos

Roman-era shipwreck discovered off Greek island of Kasos

Α Roman-era shipwreck, and evidence of other shipwrecks dating back to Greece’s classical and Hellenistic eras, has been discovered during t...

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