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Unpublished Egyptian texts reveal new insights into ancient medicine

Unpublished Egyptian texts reveal new insights into ancient medicine

The University of Copenhagen in Denmark is home to a unique collection of Ancient Egyptian papyrus manuscripts. Instructions for a 3,50...
Origins and spread of Eurasian fruits traced to the ancient Silk Road

Origins and spread of Eurasian fruits traced to the ancient Silk Road

Studies of ancient preserved plant remains from a medieval archaeological site in the Pamir Mountains of Uzbekistan have shown that fruits,...
In a massive region of space, astronomers find far fewer galaxies than they expected

In a massive region of space, astronomers find far fewer galaxies than they expected

University of California astronomers, including three from UCLA, have resolved a mystery about the early universe and its first galaxies. ...
New study reveals evidence of how Neolithic people adapted to climate change

New study reveals evidence of how Neolithic people adapted to climate change

Research led by the University of Bristol has uncovered evidence that early farmers were adapting to climate change 8,200 years ago. In...
Easter Island's society might not have collapsed

Easter Island's society might not have collapsed

You probably know Easter Island as "the place with the giant stone heads." This remote island 2,300 miles off the coast of Chile ...
200-million year old Pterosaur 'built for flying'

200-million year old Pterosaur 'built for flying'

Scientists on Monday unveiled a previously unknown species of giant pterosaur, the first creatures with a backbone to fly under their own p...
Meteorite bombardment likely to have created the Earth's oldest rocks

Meteorite bombardment likely to have created the Earth's oldest rocks

Scientists have found that 4.02 billion year old silica-rich felsic rocks from the Acasta River, Canada - the oldest rock formation known o...
Scientists trace atmospheric rise in CO2 during deglaciation to deep Pacific Ocean

Scientists trace atmospheric rise in CO2 during deglaciation to deep Pacific Ocean

Long before humans started injecting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal, the level of atmos...
Astronomers discover supermassive black hole in an ultracompact dwarf galaxy

Astronomers discover supermassive black hole in an ultracompact dwarf galaxy

A team of scientists from the Faculty of Physics and Sternberg State Astronomical Institute, MSU, leading an international collaboration wi...
Early Islamic pottery kiln unearthed in Iran

Early Islamic pottery kiln unearthed in Iran

A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently unearthed an ancient pottery kiln near Tepe Bahram in Moqimabad village of Rey, southern Tehr...

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