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Parasites from medieval latrines unlock secrets of human history

Parasites from medieval latrines unlock secrets of human history

A radical new approach combining archaeology, genetics and microscopy can reveal long-forgotten secrets of human diet, sanitation and movem...
Extensive trade in fish between Egypt and Canaan 3,500 years ago

Extensive trade in fish between Egypt and Canaan 3,500 years ago

Some 3,500 years ago, there was already a brisk trade in fish on the shores of the southeastern Mediterranean Sea. This conclusion follows ...
Georadar detects a Viking ship in Norway

Georadar detects a Viking ship in Norway

Archaeologists armed with a motorized high resolution georadar have found a Viking ship and a large number of burial mounds and longhouses ...
Oldest evidence for animals found by UCR researchers

Oldest evidence for animals found by UCR researchers

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have found the oldest clue yet of animal life, dating back at least 100 million yea...
Tracking the movement of the tropics 800 years into the past

Tracking the movement of the tropics 800 years into the past

For the first time, scientists have traced the north-south shifts of the northern-most edge of the tropics back 800 years, reports a Univer...
Impressive new finds at Akrotiri on Greek island of Santorini

Impressive new finds at Akrotiri on Greek island of Santorini

Significant new finds have been unearthed during the ongoing excavation directed by Prof. Christos Doumas at Akrotiri, Thira, which are spo...
'Vampire burial' reveals efforts to prevent child's return from grave

'Vampire burial' reveals efforts to prevent child's return from grave

The discovery of a 10-year-old's body at an ancient Roman site in Italy suggests measures were taken to prevent the child, possibly inf...
Did mosasaurs hunt like killer whales?

Did mosasaurs hunt like killer whales?

Did prehistoric sea creatures called mosasaurs subdue prey by ramming them with their bony snouts like killer whales do today? A plaste...
Guess what these young dinosaurs ate when their parents weren't looking

Guess what these young dinosaurs ate when their parents weren't looking

Imagine a crew of hungry toddlers and kindergartners with unrestricted access to the kitchen. Would they gorge themselves on candy, chips a...

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