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Unique Iron Age shield found by Leicester archaeologists

Unique Iron Age shield found by Leicester archaeologists

A unique bark shield from the Iron Age has been discovered by archaeologists from the University of Leicester, the only one of its kind eve...
Italy's Culture Minister asks Getty for four works

Italy's Culture Minister asks Getty for four works

The Italian culture ministry has asked the Getty Museum in LA to return another four stolen works besides the famed Lysippus statue, source...
Archaeologists study the changing history of ancient temple complex at Jordan's Khirbat es-Sar

Archaeologists study the changing history of ancient temple complex at Jordan's Khirbat es-Sar

The ancient temple complex at Khirbat es-Sar, near today`s capital of Jordan - Amman, could have residential function in the Middle Ages, d...
Ancient proteins offer clues to the past

Ancient proteins offer clues to the past

Archaeologists once relied solely on artifacts, such as skeletal remains, fossils and pottery sherds, to learn about past species and cultu...
Israeli scientists resurrect yeast from ancient beer jugs to recreate 5,000-year-old brew

Israeli scientists resurrect yeast from ancient beer jugs to recreate 5,000-year-old brew

What kind of beer did the Pharaohs drink? In ancient times, beer was an important ingredient in people's daily diet. Great powers were ...
Baalbek: Were the megaliths put in place under Herod?

Baalbek: Were the megaliths put in place under Herod?

One of the most complex architectural feats ever conceived on planet Earth is the magnificent temple of Jupiter at Baalbek, Lebanon. The Te...
River valleys helped shape current genetic landscape of Han Chinese

River valleys helped shape current genetic landscape of Han Chinese

The Han Chinese are the world's largest ethnic group, making up 91.6% of modern-day China. As DNA sequencing tools and statistical anal...
One billion year old fungi found are Earth's oldest

One billion year old fungi found are Earth's oldest

Scientists have unearthed fossilised fungi dating back up to one billion years, in a discovery that could reshape our understanding of how ...
Researcher connects the dots in fin-to-limb evolution

Researcher connects the dots in fin-to-limb evolution

About 400 million years ago, vertebrates first began to crawl from the primordial seas onto land. Last week, thanks to a cutting-edge mathe...
Facial reconstruction breathes new life into ancient citizens of Sagalassos

Facial reconstruction breathes new life into ancient citizens of Sagalassos

A look into the past. It’s usually just a metaphor, but archaeologists Jeroen Poblome and Sam Cleymans have made it a physical reality. Tog...
Origins of cannabis traced back 28 million years to Tibetan Plateau

Origins of cannabis traced back 28 million years to Tibetan Plateau

The origin of marijuana has finally been discovered and it dates back 28 million years to the Tibetan plateau, 10,700ft (3km) above sea lev...
3-million-year-old fossilized mouse reveals evolutionary secrets of colour

3-million-year-old fossilized mouse reveals evolutionary secrets of colour

The evolutionary use of colour for mammal's survival in the wild is evident from, red foxes, to zebras. Today an international team, le...

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