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Northern France was already inhabited more than 650,000 years ago

Northern France was already inhabited more than 650,000 years ago

The first evidence of human occupation in northern France has been put back by 150,000 years, thanks to the findings of a team of scientist...
Discovery of rare Roman cattle bones sheds new light on ancient farming

Discovery of rare Roman cattle bones sheds new light on ancient farming

The “incredibly rare” discovery of Roman cattle bones by archaeologists has shed new light on how ancient farmers butchered and sold meat. ...
New study shows common carp aquaculture in Neolithic China dating back 8,000 years

New study shows common carp aquaculture in Neolithic China dating back 8,000 years

In a recent study, an international team of researchers analyzed fish bones excavated from the Early Neolithic Jiahu site in Henan Province...
Geochemists measure new composition of Earth's mantle

Geochemists measure new composition of Earth's mantle

What is the chemical composition of the Earth's interior? Because it is impossible to drill more than about ten kilometres deep into th...
Researchers mix RNA and DNA to study how life's process began billions of years ago

Researchers mix RNA and DNA to study how life's process began billions of years ago

For decades, chemists have tested theories for how life began on Earth. One hypothesis has caught the scientific imagination for years: RNA...
Most massive neutron star ever detected, almost too massive to exist

Most massive neutron star ever detected, almost too massive to exist

Neutron stars - the compressed remains of massive stars gone supernova - are the densest "normal" objects in the known universe. ...
The stellar nurseries of distant galaxies

The stellar nurseries of distant galaxies

Star clusters are formed by the condensation of molecular clouds, masses of cold, dense gas that are found in every galaxy. The physical pr...
Repatriation of an inscribed pediment of a funerary stele to Cyprus

Repatriation of an inscribed pediment of a funerary stele to Cyprus

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, has announced that on Thursday 12th September 2019 an impor...
Greek President lashes out at British Museum over Parthenon sculptures

Greek President lashes out at British Museum over Parthenon sculptures

Tough words by the Greek President, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, towards the British Museum on the thorny issue of the Parthenon sculptures. S...
Genomics provides evidence of glacial refugia in Scandinavia

Genomics provides evidence of glacial refugia in Scandinavia

Evolutionary research on a grass-like, flowering perennial called the northern single-spike sedge has offered some of the first proof of ic...
16th season at Early Minoan cemetery at Petras in Siteia concluded

16th season at Early Minoan cemetery at Petras in Siteia concluded

Systematic excavations have continued for the 16th year at Petras in Siteia, the main gateway to Eastern Crete for exotic products and raw ...
Archaic stone head found in Paestum temple

Archaic stone head found in Paestum temple

A late-archaic stone head has been found in the Temple of Athena at the ancient Greek site of Paestum (Poseidonia) near Salerno, archaeolog...

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