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Anthropology / Human Evolution

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Palaeontology / Earth Sciences

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Evolution / Genetics

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Ancient DNA results end 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy mystery

Ancient DNA results end 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy mystery

Using 'next generation' DNA sequencing scientists have found that the famous 'Two Brothers' mummies of the Manchester Museu...
'Rainbow' dinosaur had iridescent feathers like a hummingbird

'Rainbow' dinosaur had iridescent feathers like a hummingbird

Birds are the last remaining dinosaurs. They're also some of the most vibrantly colored animals on Earth. A new study in Nature Communi...
Possible cause of early colonial-era Mexican epidemic identified

Possible cause of early colonial-era Mexican epidemic identified

An international team, led by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH), Harvard University and ...
History of humanity does not require rewriting: The case of Untermassfeld

History of humanity does not require rewriting: The case of Untermassfeld

In a newly published study in the Journal of Paleolithic Archaeology , Senckenberg scientist Professor Dr. Ralf-Dietrich Kahlke, in conjunc...
Europe's lost forests – study shows coverage has halved over six millennia

Europe's lost forests – study shows coverage has halved over six millennia

More than half of Europe's forests have disappeared over the past 6,000 years thanks to increasing demand for agricultural land and the...
Exact date of construction of Trier's Porta Nigra determined

Exact date of construction of Trier's Porta Nigra determined

Archaeologists have determined the exact date of construction of the Porta Nigra in Trier — it was built 1,848 years ago. It's the olde...
Roman army camp discovered in Czech Republic's South Moravian Region

Roman army camp discovered in Czech Republic's South Moravian Region

During their expeditions against the various barbarian tribes, the Roman armies reached the territory of the present city of Brno. This is ...
Greece seeks Parthenon sculpture from German Museum

Greece seeks Parthenon sculpture from German Museum

Greece’s government is officially asking a German museum for the return of a head sculpture which once graced the Athens Parthenon. Hea...

Exhibitions / Travel

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Natural Heritage / Environment / Wildlife

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Astronomy / Astrobiology / Space Exploration

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