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Diversity on land is not higher today than in the past, study shows

Diversity on land is not higher today than in the past, study shows

The rich levels of biodiversity on land seen across the globe today are not a recent phenomenon: diversity on land has been similar for at ...
New research reveals humanity's roles in ecosystems

New research reveals humanity's roles in ecosystems

In two back-to-back symposia at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., on Sunda...
Art Institute of Chicago unveils key findings in African art thanks to medical technology

Art Institute of Chicago unveils key findings in African art thanks to medical technology

On February 16, the Art Institute of Chicago announced the results of significant new research on five terracotta sculptures--so named Bank...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art returns coffin to Egypt

The Metropolitan Museum of Art returns coffin to Egypt

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it has delivered the gilded Coffin of Nedjemankh, for return to the Government of Egypt...
Researchers crack mystery of past maternal mortality rates

Researchers crack mystery of past maternal mortality rates

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed the first method for determining maternal mortality rates in prehist...
'Witches' marks' found in British cave network

'Witches' marks' found in British cave network

Hundreds of "witches' marks" believed to be from the 17th and 18th Centuries have been found in a limestone gorge. The &q...
Preserved leaves reveal 7,000 years of rainfall and drought in Queensland, Australia

Preserved leaves reveal 7,000 years of rainfall and drought in Queensland, Australia

A study by University of Adelaide researchers and Queensland Government scientists has revealed what south-east Queensland's rainfall w...
Monumental Inca tomb revealed at archaeological site in Lambayeque

Monumental Inca tomb revealed at archaeological site in Lambayeque

Peruvian archaeologists discovered an Incan tomb in the north of the country where an elite member of the pre-Columbian empire was buried, ...
Stunning Narcissus fresco uncovered at Pompeii

Stunning Narcissus fresco uncovered at Pompeii

A stunning fresco depicting Narcissus gazing at his own reflection has been uncovered during new excavations at Pompeii, the interim direct...
Radiocarbon dates show the origins of megalith graves and how they spread across Europe

Radiocarbon dates show the origins of megalith graves and how they spread across Europe

How did European megalith graves arise and spread? Using radiocarbon dates from a large quantity of material, an archaeologist at the Unive...

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